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Rightfully Relegated: The Supreme Court Ends the Debate about Waiver of Tort

Canada - September 16 2020 On July 24, 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada released its much anticipated decision in Atlantic Lottery Corporation Inc. v Babstock, 2020 SCC 19. The…

Madeleine Brown

2019 Year in Review at the Supreme Court of Canada

Canada - May 19 2020 2019 was another landmark year at the Supreme Court of Canada. The Court revisited the framework for administrative law, interpreted important laws…

Madeleine Brown, Akiva Stern

Ontario Court of Appeal Removes Barrier to Valid Franchise Rescission Notice

Canada - April 15 2020 In its recent decision in 2352392 Ontario Inc. v MSI, the Ontario Court of Appeal held that a pleading in civil litigation can constitute a formal…

Adam Ship

Reaffirming the Right to Release: New Vision Renaissance MX Ltd. v. The Symposium Café

Canada - March 12 2020 The recent decision in New Vision Renaissance MX Ltd. v. The Symposium Café Inc., (“New Vision”) broadens the scope of franchisors’ ability to…

Adam Ship

Ontario Court Confirms Limited Applicability of Vicarious Liability in Franchising

Canada - February 19 2020 The recent decision of Jogia v. RE/MAX Ontario confirms that it will only be in exceptional circumstances that a franchisor will be found to be…

Adam Ship