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2018 Year in Review and Trends for 2019

Posted on Dec 15 2018

Authors: Ben Hanuka and Robert Jones, Law Works P.C. 2018 was a busy year in Canadian franchise disputes. Based on the court decisions in 2018, the trend shows that franchisees’ claim are increasingly more difficult to prove. Law Works has analyzed 16 franchise court decisions that are summarized on the Law Works Franchise Law Blog in 2018 based on these types of claims: (1) rescission, (2) misrepresentation, (3) injunction, (4) damages and (5) class action. Here are the trends that we have observed: 1.

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.

Court Rules Franchise Release As Condition Of Resale Is Inva...

Court Rules Franchise Release
Posted on Feb 13 2014

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice released a decision in January 2014, involving Cora Franchise Group, 2176693 Ontario Ltd. v.

Franchisor’s Options In Reselling A Distressed Franchised ...

Reselling A Distressed Franchised Business
Posted on Nov 20 2013

When a franchisees is in financial distress and looks to either close shop or otherwise get out of the franchised business, a franchisor often...


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