Ben Hanuka's article of today in his legal column in The Huffington Post, Startup Franchise Brands: Inadequate Disclosure and Irrational Decisions, attempts to address the problem with inexperienced startup franchisors, their lacking disclosure of material facts and the high risk of investing in their franchises, and prospective franchisees' irrational investment decisions in these systems. Contact Us For more information about Law Works' expertise and how we may be able to help you, please contact Ben Hanuka at ben@lawworks.
Law Works PC is pleased to announce the expansion of its services with the establishment of a Securities Enforcement Practice. As part of this new practice area, Law Works PC will represent parties in all matters relating to Securities Litigation and Enforcement, including the following: The addition of this practice area is part of Law Works PC’s long-term strategy of capitalizing on its significant expertise in franchise litigation through a gradual expansion into other specialized practice areas.
In its News/GTA section, the Toronto Star ran a story relating to confidentiality rules surrounding complaints to the Law Society against lawyers. The Star quoted Hanuka’s balanced opinion on the issue: Toronto lawyer Ben Hanuka said it is generally fair to keep complaints that don’t result in discipline confidential, because many are “groundless” and would “unfairly damage the lawyer’s reputation.
In a front page weekend edition article in The Toronto Star's GTA section, Ben Hanuka was quoted about his negative experience with disgraced firm Heydary Hamilton, and his long-time prediction that the firm would be out of business for its improper dealings with clients, colleagues and the courts. For a full text of the article in the Toronto Star, Click here. For a summary of the article in Advocates Daily, Click here.
Choosing the right law firm is not a one-size-fits-all process. Depending on a client's particular circumstances, a large law firm, a generalist mid-size firm or a specialty boutique may be the most appropriate fit for the client's needs. In this article, Ben Hanuka comments on the key factors when choosing the right law firm. For the full text of the article in Law Times' Legal Feeds, Click here. For a summary of the article on Advocates Daily, Click here.