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The new Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act: what it might mean for your franchise system’s ad fund
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • February 7 2012

In many franchise systems, franchisors administer (or reserve the right to later establish and administer) an advertising fund


Saskatchewan court finds franchisor waived arbitral termination decision by its post-termination conduct
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • February 7 2012

A 2011 decision from the Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench suggests that a franchisor may risk inadvertently waiving its ability to enforce an arbitral decision terminating a franchisee if that franchisor’s post-termination conduct re-affirms the franchise relationship


Accidental franchising
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • February 9 2012

Did you know companies can unknowingly become franchisors without intending to franchise their business?


Recent Ontario court decision outlines the limitation period for rescission claims under Ontario’s franchise legislation
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • February 8 2012

In a recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, 2130489 Ontario Inc. v. Philthy McNasty’s (Enterprises) Inc. (2011 ONSC 6852), the court examined the issue of limitation periods in respect of statutory rescission claims under the Arthur Wishart Act (Franchise Disclosure), 2000 (the “Act”


Concepcion v. AT&T: its impact on franchise law
  • Roetzel & Andress
  • USA
  • June 15 2011

On April 27, 2011, in a 5-4 ruling written by Justice Scalia, the United States Supreme Court held in Concepcion v. AT&T that corporations may, in the fine print of their consumer contracts, prohibit class actiongroup action arbitrations, and that defrauded consumers cannot challenge such clauses on the grounds of unconscionablility


Litigation and disputes between hotel owners and operators are on the rise? Why?
  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
  • USA
  • January 12 2012

Hotel lawyers will tell you that there are always disputes going on between hotel owners and operators, and that most of them are resolved at the bargaining table without any legal action


Staff engaged by corporate franchisees not part of workforce for TUPE purposes
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 28 2012

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has decided that individuals working for corporate franchisees did not form part of the transferee’s workforce for TUPE purposes


Best practices when is a fact “material”?
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • March 27 2012

Canadian franchise laws require that all “material facts” relating to the franchise be included in a franchise disclosure document


Canadian disclosure laws expand - Manitoba franchise law becomes effective on October 1, 2012
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • March 29 2012

2012 marks the further expansion of franchise disclosure legislation in Canada as the province of Manitoba has now proclaimed that its Franchises Act will come into force on October 1, 2012


Changing legal landscape of credit card breach
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2012

On this blog, we recently discussed the fact that some franchise systems, franchisors and franchisees are experimenting with table-side or other hand-held credit card swipe equipment