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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...

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Are Non-Competition Restrictions Enforceable?

By: Ben Hanuka Edited by: Rebecca Colley Non-competition commercial agreements are often used to restrict someone from engaging in a competitive business either during a business relationship...

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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...

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British Columbia Court of Appeal Upholds Injunction Against Company Controlled by Sister of Former Franchisee from Operating a Competing Meat Shop

By: Mandana Niknejad, Law Works Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works   In Garcha Bros Meat Shop Ltd. v. Singh, 2022 BCCA 36, a January 31, 2022, decision...

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British Columbia Court Awards Damages Against Licensee for Breach of Retail Bakery Licence Agreement

By: Anthony Pugh, Law Works Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works In Wheatberries Bakery Ltd. v Tracy’s Cafe Langdale Limited, a February 19, 2021, decision of the Supreme...

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