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Subjective approach to franchise rescission shut down

The Ontario Court of Appeal has killed off any hopes franchisors may have harboured for the injection of an element of subjectivity into the test for rescission of a franchise ... Read more

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Franchising in Canada: have the wheels fallen off?

By Peter Dillon Introduction Last year was relatively quiet in terms of major (i.e. Court of Appeal) decisions or legislative changes. One interesting, and ... Read more

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Dillon to discuss state of franchising in Canada at LSUC event

Franchise lawyer  Peter Dillon  will present at the upcoming Six-Minute Business Lawyer 2017 event, hosted by the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC). On June 13, ... Read more

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Uncertainty for franchisors after Raibex decision

Toronto franchise lawyer Joseph Adler says the bar is up in arms after a judge allowed the rescission of an agreement signed before the location of the proposed franchise was ... Read more

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Raibex decision alters franchise landscape on presale disclosure

The disclosure obligations for franchisors expanded with a recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice ruling, and will change the way deals are struck in the province, says ... Read more

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Franchise laws a mixed blessing

British Columbia has finally jumped on the franchise legislation bandwagon, but the jury is still out on whether that’s good news for the industry, says Toronto franchise ... Read more

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Presale disclosure for franchisors now mandatory in B.C.

Franchisors that plan to operate in British Columbia will have to ensure their presale disclosure documents comply with new provincial regulations that came into effect in ... Read more

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Franchise lawyers shouldn't lose sight of the little guy: Adler

Achieving balance is the key to a successful practice, says Toronto franchise lawyer Joseph Adler . Adler, a partner with Hoffer Adler LLP , tries to ensure that his client ... Read more

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Appeals court upholds ruling in franchise case

A recent decision from the Ontario Court of Appeal on whether the relationship between two parties constituted a franchise is raising eyebrows in the franchise community, says ... Read more

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Franchising an increasingly high-risk venture for franchisors

Canada is frequently hyped as an idyllic place to launch a franchise business, but that’s not the case for many franchisors who face tougher obstacles than their ... Read more

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Dillon to co-host free franchise mini-summit in Toronto

Franchise lawyer  Peter Dillon will co-host the Franchise ROI Mini-Summit in Toronto on Oct. 24, in partnership with IFX International Franchise Management. The event, ... Read more

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Peter Dillon, Siskinds LLP endorsed in 2016 Legal Lexpert Directory

London lawyer Peter Dillon is named in the 2016 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a consistently recommended practitioner for his expertise in assisting ... Read more

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Client's late filing claim represents high standard for counsel

A lawyer’s allegation that his former law firm’s late filing of a statement of claim cost him the chance to sue a car company for his difficulties in establishing a ... Read more

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Siskinds named Canadian leader in franchise law

Siskinds LLP franchise law group — headed up by partner Peter Dillon — has been chosen as the 2016 winner in the Canadian franchise category by C ... Read more

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Dillon to provide franchise law update at LSUC program

Franchise lawyer  Peter Dillon is set to present at the upcoming Six-Minute Business Lawyer 2016 event, hosted by the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC). On June 8, ... Read more

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2016 shaping up to be 'significant' year for franchise law

The Supreme Court of Canada is set to hear its first franchise case in more than four decades something that, coupled with significant recent decisions, could bring needed ... Read more

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Advocate role includes reigning in overzealousness on the bench

A rare Court of Appeal ruling that found a lower court judge had shown a reasonable apprehension of bias is a warning to lawyers to be on guard when things seem to be going too ... Read more

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Dillon to discuss caselaw, legislation at franchise law program

Franchise lawyer  Peter Dillon will present a roundup of legislation and 2015 caselaw at the upcoming ‘Practitioner Sessions on Franchise Law’ program, hosted by ... Read more

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Disclosure requirements bring challenges for franchisors

The greatest disadvantages facing franchisors in Canada include the costs, complexities and risks associated with franchise disclosure, including possible personal ... Read more

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Dillon recognized by Lexpert as leading franchise lawyer

London lawyer Peter Dillon has been recognized in the 2015 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as one of the most consistently recommended practitioners in the area of franchise ... Read more

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