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We are pleased to announce that The Lawyers Daily published an article by Ben Hanuka on May 24, 2017, titled “Franchise lease disclosure problems under the Wishart Act”. In the article, Ben analyzes ongoing franchise/lease disclosure problems and the legal framework, including the recent “Raibex” court decision. You may view the text of this article in our Franchise Law Blog, under the title “Franchise-Lease Disclosure Problems under the Wishart Act” or read the original article on The Lawyers Daily here.
We are pleased to announce that both our firm, Law Works PC, and our principal lawyer, Ben Hanuka, have been selected to be listed in the 2017 Canadian Lexpert Legal Directory. This recognition is awarded to participants based on peer-rankings by distinguished lawyers in their area of practice and professional organizations. We are honoured to be listed with other top-ranked lawyers across Canada who have been identified as leading practitioners in their areas of work.
We are pleased to announce that The Lawyers Weekly published a new article by Ben Hanuka in its March 31, 2017, issue, titled, "Court Boosts Arbitral Agreements". Click here to view the full article. In the article, Ben analyzes a recent decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal which strengthened the enforceability of commercial arbitration agreements.
Law Works is pleased to welcome a new articling student to the firm. Evan Ivkovic Evan graduated with a J.D. degree from Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, joining the firm in February. Before law school, Evan studied Philosophy, obtaining an Honours Bachelor of Arts at the University of Toronto and a Master of Arts at York University. During his law school summers, Evan worked in the derivatives and compliance departments at State Street, a financial services firm.
We are pleased to announce that on January 12, 2017, Ben Hanuka presented about commercial arbitration for The Commons Institute’s LawFM Internet radio broadcast series. The presentation focused on commercial arbitration of specialized disputes. The moderator of the presentation was Peter Murphy, a corporate partner at Shibley Righton LLP in Toronto. This talk was one of many articles and presentations that Ben Hanuka has made to the legal community about commercial arbitration.