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Mixed results in Newfoundland and Labrador trial involving franchisee takeover dispute

By: Anthony Pugh, Law Works Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works   In 55668 Newfoundland and Labrador Limited v. Sullivan, a decision of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador released on August 1, 2022, the court held that a franchisee who took over the assets of a terminated franchisee without the agreement of the terminated...
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Ontario court awards rescission on resale but heavily reduces damages award

In 1901709 Ontario Inc. et al. v. Dakin News Systems Inc., a November 10, 2022, decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the court ruled that...

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The most important corporate/commercial decisions of 2021

The most important corporate/commercial decisions of 2021 in Canada: Cineplex v. Cineworld, Corner Brook (City) v. Bailey, and more.

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Tokyo Smoke franchisor did not act in bad faith but wrongfully terminated franchise

In a franchise dispute involving a Tokyo Smoke cannabis store, the court upheld a lower court’s finding that the franchisor wrongly terminated the franchise agreement and sublease, but overturned the lower court’s finding that the franchisor acted...

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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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