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Not All Complaints By Franchisees Are Legitimate

Posted on May 9 2014

Identifying ‘material facts’ is important to franchisors and franchisees because all material facts are required under the Arthur Wishart Act (Franchise Disclosure), 2000 (and similar franchise legislation in other Canadian provinces) to be fully disclosed in the Franchise Disclosure Document. Failure to disclose all material facts entitles a franchisee to a rescission (cancellation) of the franchise purchase, and to claim against the franchisor very significant damages.

Discipline Of Mutual Fund Dealer Based On Franchise Breach

Discipline Of Mutual Fund Dealer Based On Franchise Breach
Posted on Dec 16 2013

In Re Maynes, 2013 CanLII 62252 (CA MFDAC), a disciplinary hearing by the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (“MFDA”), released on...

Terminating A Franchise: Practical Issues For Franchisors (P...

Practical Issues For Franchisors (Part I)
Posted on Sep 16 2013

The post termination covenants in the franchise agreement are key factors in a franchisor’s overall termination analysis.

Terminating A Franchise Agreement: A Primer

Terminating a Franchise Agreement: A Primer
Posted on Sep 8 2013

Terminating a franchise agreement, or getting out of the franchise relationship, is a legal result that franchisees and franchisors often seek.

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