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Alberta Court Of Queen’s Bench Re-affirms The Need For Full Disclosure

Posted on Feb 1 2017

Author: Gleb Matsuhansky, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C. Editorial Committee: Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka Overview On March 24, 2016, the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench released its decision in the case of Essa v Mediterranean Franchise Inc. (2016 ABQB 178). The case dealt with a franchise rescission and looked at the application of the Franchises Act (RSA 2000, c F-23) (the “Act”).

Damages Actions For Misrepresentation And Failure To Comply ...

Damages Actions For Misrepresentation
Posted on Feb 8 2016

Other than rescission, Ontario and the four other Canadian provincial franchise statutes (Alberta, PEI, New Brunswick and Manitoba) provide for...

Defences To Statutory Misrepresentation Claims ‎

Statutory Misrepresentation Claims
Posted on Nov 12 2014

A claim under section 7 of the Arthur Wishart Act (Franchise Disclosure), 2000, seeks damages for either (a) misrepresentation by a franchisor of...

A Comparison Of Franchise Rescission And Misrepresentation C...

Franchise Rescission And Misrepresentation Claims
Posted on Oct 4 2014

There are significant differences between a claim for rescission and a claim for misrepresentation under the Arthur Wishart Act (Franchise...


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