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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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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...

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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Scandalous Allegations of Former Shoppers Drug Mart Franchisee Struck Out: BC Court

By: Anthony Pugh Editor: Ben Hanuka In Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. v. Mang, a May 14, 2021, decision of the Supreme Court of British Columbia, the court struck...

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Ontario Court Dismisses Bulk of Plaintiffs’ Discovery Motion in Shoppers Class Action

By: Anthony Pugh, Law Works  Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works  In Spina v. Shoppers Drug Mart Inc., a June 27, 2020, decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Perell J. dismissed the...

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