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Beyond Force Majeure: Pulling out of a Deal With a 60-Day Rescission

Posted on Apr 3 2020

By Ben Hanuka With the unfolding crisis, the commercial Bar across Canada is naturally dealing with contractual and common law grounds relieving parties of their obligations.  Franchise transactions are under stress - prospective and recently signed-up franchisees are scrutinizing their pending deals.  Franchise law gives them a unique legal tool that has so far been rarely used: rescission under section 6(1) within 60 days of receipt of a disclosure document. What is the legal test?

British Columbia case involving Blenz Coffee allows pleading...

Posted on Nov 13 2019

Author: Anthony Pugh, Law Works  Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works In Taylor v.

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.

Court Dismisses Franchisee’s Injunction Application Agains...

Posted on Sep 5 2018

Author: Robert Jones, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. In Azmoon Trading Inc. v. Caffe Demetre Franchising Corp.

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.

Franchisee’s Rescission Claim Must Go to Trial Because of ...

disputed facts in franchisee's rescission claim
Posted on May 28 2018

Author: Anthony Pugh, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka In 1680960 Ontario Inc. v.

‘Effecting’ the Transfer for a Franchise: What does it m...

Effecting the transfer for franchise agreement.
Posted on Apr 3 2018

Author: Anthony Pugh, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka In franchise resales, i.e.

Springdale Pizza: Another Franchise Resale Case Springs To L...

Springdale Pizza: Another Franchise Resale Case Springs To Life
Posted on Jun 22 2014

The recent Springdale Pizza decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, released on June 6, 2014 (see 2147191 Ontario Inc. v.


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