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Ontario court stays action in favour of US arbitration: Freshii

Posted on Jul 13 2021

By: Ben Hanuka, Law Works PC In Kore Meals LLC v. Freshii Development LLC, a decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice released on April 19, 2021, the court granted a motion for a stay of the Ontario court action in favour of arbitration. The court noted extensive reasons why traditional factors of forum non conveniens no longer applied in cases heard remotely by video conferences.  Traditional factors about inconvenience to the parties and witnesses, etc.

Franchise Arbitrations – Concurrent Claims and Multiple Pa...

Posted on Oct 19 2020

This article was originally published in The Lawyer’s Daily as a two-part series on September 23 and 24, 2020.

Ben Hanuka to Speak at ADRIC during CanArbWeek 2020

Posted on Aug 10 2020

We are pleased to announce that Ben Hanuka will be speaking on a panel presented by the ADR Institute of Canada during the inaugural Canadian...

Franchise Litigation Preliminary Checklist

Business lawyer team. Working together of lawyer in the meeting.
Posted on Feb 6 2020

This article was originally published in The Lawyer’s Daily on January 20, 2020, under the same title.

Franchise Case Highlights for 2019

Posted on Dec 17 2019

This article, written by Ben Hanuka, was originally published in The Lawyer’s Daily on December 11, 2019, under the same title.

Ontario Court of Appeal overturns arbitration stay of propos...

Posted on Mar 15 2019

Author: Robert Jones, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. In Heller v. Uber Technologies Inc.

Ben Hanuka Admitted as Fellow of the Chartered Institute of ...

Posted on Jan 8 2019

We are pleased to advise that Ben Hanuka has been admitted as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.


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