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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...

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

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Disclosure Obligations of QSR and Retail Franchisors

Franchise Disclosure Documents are under severe and increased scrutiny by the courts for strict compliance with franchise disclosure laws and regulations. Franchisors operating in Ontario and other...

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Hudson’s Bay Not Entitled to Relief from Forfeiture and Rent Deferral during COVID: Ontario Court of Appeal

By: Ben Hanuka and Anthony Pugh, Law Works In Hudson’s Bay Company ULC v. Oxford Properties Retail Holdings II Inc., an August 15, 2022, decision of the...

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

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Ontario Court Awards Rescission on Resale but Heavily Reduces Damages Award

By: Anthony Pugh, Law Works Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works   In 1901709 Ontario Inc. et al. v. Dakin News Systems Inc., a November 10, 2022, decision...

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