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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.

Ontario Court Reinstates Case But Imposes Security for Costs...

Gavel, scales of justice and law books
Posted on Dec 29 2017

Author: Anthony Pugh, J.D., Law Works P.C.

Court of Appeal denies GM security for costs against Trilliu...

Trillium case summary law works ben hanuka
Posted on May 23 2017

By Ben Hanuka This decision of the Court of Appeal from September 2016, dealt with a motion by General Motors of Canada Ltd.

Debtor Franchisor Cannot Evade Debts By Transferring Assets

debtor franchisor cannot escape paying out
Posted on Mar 16 2017

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

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.

Ontario Court Finds Homecare Franchisees In Contempt Of Inju...

Homecare Franchisees In Contempt Of Injunction Order
Posted on Jan 5 2016

Procedural Background In the case of 244674 Ontario Inc. v. Home Instead, Inc.

Franchisees Closing Down: Problems With Getting Help

Franchisees Closing Down: Problems With Getting Help
Posted on Jul 28 2013

Well-known brands in the Canadian food and related retail industry are common these days; practically the norm.


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