In this webinar, Ben Hanuka discusses of the professional obligations of lawyers when giving Franchise Independent Legal Advice (ILA) Certificates.  This webinar will examine the main scenarios in the franchise relationship when a lawyer is called upon to provide an ILA: in a franchise purchase transaction and in the settlement of a franchise dispute. 

The webinar will also examine relevant aspects of the lawyer-client terms of engagement and scope of review and limitation periods under the relevant provincial franchise legislation.  

This program has been accredited by the Law Society of Ontario for Professionalism:

  • This program contains 0 hours and 45 minutes Substantive Content
  • This program contains 0 hours and 45 minutes Professionalism Content

For Alberta lawyers, consider including this activity as a CPD learning activity in your annual Continuing Professional Development Plan.

In British Columbia, where only substantive content is accredited, the Law Society of British Columbia has accredited this program for substantive content for its full length.