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Superior Court reaffirms importance of franchisors keeping their invoices
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • July 16 2018

In Mise en marché Marketech inc. v. Plante, 2018 QCCS 2799, the Superior Court gave an opinion as to the value of an account statement issued by a


No Injunction For You Recent Victory for Franchisors Seeking to Terminate Franchise Agreements
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • July 15 2018

Franchisees often challenge termination decisions by starting a lawsuit and seeking an interlocutory injunction to restrain termination of the


Indemnity Clause in Franchise Agreement Allows Class Action Defendant to Enforce Costs Award Against Representative Plaintiff’s Sole Shareholder
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 12 2018

The recent decision in Pet Valu Canada Inc v Rodger, 2018 ONSC 3353 (“Pet Valu”) is a good reminder of the importance of well-drafted and robust


Manitoba Court Finds that Distribution Arrangement is Not a Franchise
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 11 2018

In Diduck v. Simpson, 2018 MBQB 76 (“Diduck”), the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench reviewed a distribution agreement and found that it failed to meet


No Injunction For You - Recent Victory for Franchisors Seeking to Terminate Franchise Agreements
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • July 11 2018

Franchisees often challenge termination decisions by starting a lawsuit and seeking an interlocutory injunction to restrain termination of the


Québec Superior Court interprets exclusivity clause in shopping mall lease narrowly against franchisor
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • June 27 2018

In Second Cup Ltd. c. 8702934 Canada Inc. (Café Vasanti), 2018 QCCS 2064, the Superior Court of Québec narrowly interpreted an exclusivity clause in a


Can Your Right of First Refusal be Easily Circumvented?
  • Fasken
  • Canada
  • June 26 2018

Nearly all franchising agreements contain a right of first refusal stipulated in favour of the franchisor in the event the franchisee would like to


Food Fight: Restaurants Can’t Recover Lost Profits From Supplier When They Lose Business After a Meat Recall
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • June 22 2018

The Ontario Court of Appeal decision in 1688782 Ontario Inc. v. Maple Leaf Foods Inc. is among the first rulings to apply the duty of care analysis


Ontario Court Declines to Enjoin Termination of Franchise Agreement
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 20 2018

In the recent decision Azmoon Trading Inc. v. Caffe Demetre Franchising Corp., 2018 ONSC 2868 (“Azmoon”), the Ontario Superior Court of Justice


Outstanding Costs: Former Owner of Class Representative Ordered to Pay $1.7 million
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • June 13 2018

In Pet Valu Canada Inc. v. Rodger, Justice Nishikawa of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice granted summary judgment against the former owner of a