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How to Handle Shareholder Disputes: Common Causes and Outcomes

By: Ben Hanuka Edited by: Rebecca Colley Shareholder disputes frequently arise when there are underlying disagreements among controlling shareholders about key management decisions, concerns over transparency regarding finances and payments, or accusations of conflicts of interest among directors. These types of disputes can happen between majority and minority shareholders but they can also happen between...
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Ending Your Agreement with a Franchisee

By: Ben Hanuka Edited by: Rebecca Colley The success of your franchise business model as a franchisor often depends on how your franchisee operates the franchised business...

Ben Hanuka Principal of Law Works PC (Ontario)/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)/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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