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Rescission or bust: statutory requirements trump franchisee's insouciance
  • Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP
  • Canada
  • February 13 2018

In several Canadian provinces (including Ontario) franchisors are subject to stringent pre-contractual disclosure obligations, which require them to


How to Better Manage Resistance to Change in Your Franchise Network
  • Fasken
  • Canada
  • February 1 2018

In order to prosper, or perhaps even survive, in a world that is changing at an ever-increasing speed, any franchise network or group needs to


Great news for franchisors in Canada - Raibex gives you (AllStar) Wings!
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • January 29 2018

The Ontario Court of Appeal's decision in the controversial Raibex Canada Ltd. v. ASWR Franchising Corp., case was released on January 25, 2018, and


Ontario Court of Appeal Narrows the Availability of Franchise Rescission
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • January 26 2018

On January 25, 2018, the Ontario Court of Appeal (the “OCA”) released its much-anticipated decision in Raibex Canada Ltd. v. ASWR Franchising Corp.In


An “AllStar” win for franchisors after much-anticipated Ontario Court of Appeal decision
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • January 26 2018

The Ontario Court of Appeal (ONCA) has released its much-anticipated decision in Raibex Canada Ltd. v. ASWR Franchising Corp. and franchisors can


More Clarity and More Uncertainty - The Ontario Court of Appeal Weighs in on the Selling of Franchises without a Site in Hand
  • Sotos LLP
  • Canada
  • January 26 2018

It has been a commonplace practice for franchisors in Ontario to sell franchises to franchisees in situations where the exact location for the


Is it Ever Wise for a Franchisor to Become a Shareholder of its Franchisees?
  • Fasken
  • Canada
  • January 17 2018

From time to time, some franchisors wonder if it would be a good idea to become shareholders (whether it be a majority, a minority or an equal


Ontario Court of Appeal Finds That Gas Utility’s Franchise Agreement Prevails Over Drainage Act
  • Aird & Berlis LLP | Aird & McBurney LP
  • Canada
  • January 16 2018

In a decision released on January 10, 2018, the Ontario Court of Appeal found in favour of Union Gas on the question of whether the cost sharing


And why not a “trial period” for new franchisees?
  • Fasken
  • Canada
  • December 20 2017

Despite all the questionnaires, evaluations, psychometric tests and other franchisee selection tools, it often remains difficult for a franchisor to


Franchising, online sales and non-network sales - Opportunities, issues, risks and solutions!
  • Fasken
  • Canada
  • December 1 2017

In 2015, major international franchisor Dunkin’ Donuts announced that it had signed a profit-sharing agreement with its US franchises to evenly split