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On July 4, 2017, the Court of Appeal for Ontario released a decision in Trillium Motor World Ltd. v. General Motors of Canada Limited about an appeal from a dismissal of a class action trial against General Motors of Canada by a group of its terminated franchisees/dealers. In the trial, the judge dismissed the class action against GM on the basis that the terminated dealers signed releases in favour of GM as part of an overall termination agreement, and that those releases were legally valid.
The legal characteristics of a franchise agreement are different from normal commercial contracts in that they are “contracts of adhesion”.
The Ontario Court of Appeal released an interesting decision recently in a case involving the enforceability of a non-competition covenant in a...
In Re Maynes, 2013 CanLII 62252 (CA MFDAC), a disciplinary hearing by the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (“MFDA”), released on...
The post termination covenants in the franchise agreement are key factors in a franchisor’s overall termination analysis.