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Changing product sales strategies: the constraints on franchisors

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • October 16 2014

In A & A (Sydney) Pty Ltd v YUM! Restaurants Australia Pty Ltd 2014 FCA 678, the Federal Court of Australia was asked to determine whether or not

Franchise news: Algeria

  • Dentons
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  • Algeria
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  • October 15 2014

In our emerging markets series, we look at new franchise markets in Africa and Central Asia and discuss key issues faced by franchisors and

Ontario Superior Court refunds franchise fee on the basis of frustration of contract

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 15 2014

The Ontario Superior Court recently affirmed a Small Claims Court decision returning a franchise fee to a franchisee where the franchise location

A cautionary tale on arbitration clauses

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 14 2014

In July 2014, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice released its decision in 2296432 Ontario Ltd v. FOF Franchise Corp. The case involved an action

Delimark decision confirms statement of material change can be used to disclose site-specific information

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 14 2014

In 2337310 Ontario Inc. v. 2264145 Ontario Inc. (DeliMark), the Ontario Superior Court of Justice concluded that the head lease for the franchisee's

Preparing disclosure documents for renewal

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 14 2014

A franchisor wanting to grant a franchise in any of the regulated provinces must provide a franchise disclosure document to a prospective franchisee

Include a choice of venue clause

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 14 2014

As franchise systems expand into multiple jurisdictions, the choice of venue and choice of law clauses are critical to avoiding litigation delays. In

Québec franchisor compensated for breaches of franchise agreements

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 14 2014

On April 25, 2014, the Québec Court of Appeal rendered its decision in Les billards Dooly’s Inc. c. Les entreprises Prébour ltée, 2014 QCCA 842. The

Distinguishing license agreements from franchise arrangements

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 14 2014

MGDC Management Group v. Marilyn Monroe Estate, 2014 ONSC 4584 provides some guidance on the distinction between franchise agreements and license

Canada’s anti-spam legislation is in effect now what?

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 14 2014

Canada's onerous anti-spam Legislation (CASL) came into force on July 1, 2014, but there has not been any news on enforcement activity by the