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Issues in Franchise Resales: Disputes Over Price and Conditions

By: Ben Hanuka Edited by: Rebecca Colley There are many circumstances when a franchised business is put up for sale. The seller is typically an existing franchisee but it can sometimes be the franchisor. Regardless of who the seller is, whenever an existing franchisee is involved in the resale in any capacity, the transaction will...

Ben Hanuka Principal of Law Works PC (Ontario), Ben Hanuka PC (Alberta) and Law Works LC (British Columbia)

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Responding to Misappropriation Allegations: What Shareholders Can Do

By: Ben Hanuka Edited by: Rebecca Colley Many businesses in Canada are owned, controlled or operated by two or more shareholders. Having two or more shareholders involved...

Ben Hanuka Principal of Law Works PC (Ontario), Ben Hanuka PC (Alberta) and Law Works LC (British Columbia)

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Franchisors Must Comply with These Disclosure Requirements

By: Ben Hanuka Edited by: Rebecca Colley In our article titled, A Franchisor’s Comprehensive Guide to Updating an FDD, we covered key elements of a franchise disclosure...

Ben Hanuka Principal of Law Works PC (Ontario), Ben Hanuka PC (Alberta) and Law Works LC (British Columbia)

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Legal Considerations When Expanding Your Franchise System

By: Ben Hanuka Edited by: Rebecca Colley A franchise system that grows beyond the first batch of five to ten locations is no longer a “startup”. At...

Ben Hanuka Principal of Law Works PC (Ontario), Ben Hanuka PC (Alberta) and Law Works LC (British Columbia)

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Franchise Disclosure Obligations in the Highly Regulated Daycare Industry

By: Ben Hanuka Edited by: Rebecca Colley The daycare industry in Canada is probably becoming one of the most complex industries for franchisors to legally comply with...

Ben Hanuka Principal of Law Works PC (Ontario), Ben Hanuka PC (Alberta) and Law Works LC (British Columbia)