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Ontario Court Upholds Validity of Franchise Release in a Settlement

Posted on May 14 2020

Author: Anthony Pugh, Law Works Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works In New Vision Renaissance MX Ltd. v. The Symposium Café Inc., the Ontario Superior Court held that a release that the plaintiff franchisees signed was enforceable.  The court relied on the ‘Tutor Time’ exemption to section 11 of the Arthur Wishart Act (Franchise Disclosure), 2000, which prohibits waivers by a franchisee of statutory rights.  The court held that the release was a complete defence to the franchisees’ rescission claim.

Court Dismisses Injunction Applications About Termination of...

dairy queen franchise injunction
Posted on Nov 20 2018

Author: Robert Jones, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. In 526901 B.C. Ltd. v. Dairy Queen Canada Inc.

Quebec Court Certifies Franchise Class Action Against Jean-C...

sopropharm pharmacy against jean-coutu group
Posted on Nov 15 2018

Author: Robert Jones, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. In Sopropharm c. Jean-Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.

Franchise Disclosure And The Right To Future Exemptions

franchise disclosure
Posted on Aug 4 2018

By Ben Hanuka This article, written by Ben Hanuka, was originally published by The Lawyer’s Daily on August 9, 2018.

How Ontario’s Franchise Legislation May Stop Secured Parti...

the Ontario Legislation Stopping Secured Parties from Enforcing Collateral Security
Posted on Feb 2 2017

Author: Evan Ivkovic, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C. Editorial Committee: Law Works P.C.


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