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Explanation of future Code changes & the Information Statement change.
Holding Redlich
The proposed changes to the Franchising Code aim to improve protections for, and information available to, franchisees.
Holding Redlich
The proposed changes to the Franchising Code seek to improve protections for, and information available to, franchisees.
Swaab
McDonald's franchisees were in hot water after allegations that employees were denied 10-minute entitled paid breaks.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
A restraint of trade clause, or a "non-compete clause", is a common inclusion by a franchisor in a franchise agreement.
Canada
Fasken
It is also an inescapable reality. Some franchisees grow old, others become ill, others have accidents, others lose motivation and, finally, others die.
Torkin Manes LLP
While established franchisors often have years of franchise fees, royalty payments and advertising fund contributions to fund their ongoing operations, up until recently new franchisors...
Fasken
As we approach the first anniversary of the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, many businesses, including franchises, have to review their financing and, in many cases...
Bennett Jones LLP
In November 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in 1688782 Ontario Inc. v Maple Leaf Foods Inc.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
This past week, the Court of Appeal for Ontario provided us with several substantive and interesting civil decisions.
Fasken
First of all, we wish you a Happy and Wonderful Year 2021. It should not be too difficult for 2021 to be a better year than 2020.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
In 1688782 Ontario Inc. v. Maple Leaf Foods Inc. 2020 SCC 35, the Supreme Court of Canada concluded that franchisees could not make a claim against a supplier, Maple Leaf Foods...
Cassels
The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) recently dismissed the application for leave to appeal the Court of Appeal for Ontario decision in 2352392 Ontario v. MSI.
China
IPO Pang Xingpu
Franchising in China could be an entrepreneur's dream come true!
Cyprus
Michael Kyprianou Advocates & Legal Consultants
This part will explore trademark issues that may arise regarding the franchise agreement.
Michael Kyprianou Advocates & Legal Consultants
The franchise agreement, at its root, is a licence agreement. The word franchise itself, however, does not connote the same meaning as its Anglo-French origin suggests, with the word ‘franc' meaning ‘free'.
India
Khurana and Khurana
Disney has recently come under fire due to accusations of non-payment of royalties to the critically acclaimed author, Mr. Alan Dean Foster.
Khurana and Khurana
With the advent of globalization and liberalization, businesses have taken many business models for sustenance and prosper. Franchising has been one of the profitable ...
Malaysia
SKRINE
In Dr H K Fong Brainbuilder Pte Ltd v SG-Maths Sdn Bhd & Ors [2021] 1 CLJ 155, the Malaysian Court of Appeal affirmed that an unregistered franchise agreement is void for illegality.
MahWengKwai & Associates
In Malaysia, franchising is governed by the Franchise Act 1998 ("the FA 1998") and its objective is to create a thorough registration system to regulate the franchise business in the country.
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