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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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Fix It or Nix It: The 5 Key Elements of a Valid FDD

By: Ben Hanuka, Law Works Editor: Rebecca Colley, Law Works Based on recent court decisions, if your FDD does not contain these 5 key elements, it is...

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

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Beyond Force Majeure: Pulling out of a Deal With a 60-Day Rescission

By Ben Hanuka With the unfolding crisis, the commercial Bar across Canada is naturally dealing with contractual and common law grounds relieving parties of their obligations.  Franchise transactions are under stress – prospective and recently signed-up franchisees are scrutinizing their pending deals. ...

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

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Ontario Court Rules that a Court Pleading Is Not a Franchise Notice of Rescission

Author: Anthony Pugh and Sarah McMahon, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. In the case of 2352392 Ontario Inc. et al. v. Vusumzi Msi...

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