Frédéric P. Gilbert

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Automatic renewal clauses: perpetual effect and validity; the Supreme Court of Canada decides

Canada - August 2 2017 The Supreme Court of Canada has put an end to the judicial saga in Uniprix and confirmed the legality of a clause providing for the automatic renewal…

Martin F. Sheehan, Nikolas Blanchette.

Without Territorial Exclusivity in the Franchise Agreement, is the Franchisor Free to Establish a Point of Sale Wherever he Wants?

Canada - March 13 2018 For several years now, fewer and fewer franchise agreements include exclusive territory clauses for the benefit of the franchisee. This can cause…

Jean H. Gagnon.

Historic Court of Appeal decision in Dunkin’ Brands: three lessons for franchisors

Canada - April 16 2015 After a 12-year legal saga, the Quebec Court of Appeal has upheld a trial Court's decision and ordered the franchisor Dunkin' Brands to pay millions…

Preservation of Balance between Landlords and Tenants in light of COVID-19

Canada - August 17 2020 The GAP Judgment: this third Superior Court decision clarifies landlord-tenant obligations in the context of the COVID-19 2020 pandemic, the…

Marc James Tacheji.

Le rôle et l’importance d’une clause de premier refus dans une convention de franchise

Canada - February 24 2021 Un droit de premier refus (parfois aussi appelé « droit de préférence » ou « pacte de préférence ») consiste dans une clause contractuelle stipulant…

Jean H. Gagnon, Ad. E..