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Guidance From Australia for Franchisors Contemplating a Different Delivery Model

Jan 25, 2024

A recent decision from the Federal Court of Australia may have far-reaching implications for franchise systems in Canada.

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Québec Bill 29 – A Potential Right to Repair and Planned Obsolescence Ban that Would Affect Appliances and Electronics

Jun 20, 2023

Québec looks to adopt a right to repair and planned obsolescence Bill with particular impacts on electronics and appliances.

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How New Criminal Prohibitions on Wage-fixing and No-poaching Agreements under the Competition Act may Impact your Franchise Agreement

Jun 16, 2023

How new criminal prohibitions on wage-fixing and no-poaching agreements under the Competition Act may impact your franchise agreement

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Québec Bill 29, An Automotive Perspective – A Potential Right to Repair, Planned Obsolescence Ban and Lemon Law

Jun 13, 2023

Quebec looks to adopt a right to repair and planned obsolescence Bill with particular impacts in the automotive sapce

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Net Benefit Reviews Under the Investment Canada Act – Some Practical Thoughts

Jun 6, 2023

Glencore plc’s recent approaches to the shareholders of Teck Resources has once again brought the Investment Canada Act into the spotlight.

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The Bureau Issues Final Enforcement Guidance on the New Criminal Prohibition on Wage-Fixing and No-Poaching Agreements

Jun 5, 2023

Providing insights on the Competition Bureau’s 2023 Guidelines describing the Bureau’s approach to wage-fixing and no-poaching agreements.

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The Franchise Resale Disclosure Exemption: Franchisors “Wing It” at Their Own Peril

May 17, 2023

Jayasena Management Corp. et al. v Savannah Wells Holdings Inc. et al. considers the franchise resale disclosure exemption under the Arthur Wishart Act.

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Settlement Counsel – valuable addition to the dispute-resolution toolkit

Mar 28, 2023

Settlement Counsel is litigation counsel engaged for the sole purpose of resolving a dispute or settling a case.

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Québec: Bill 96’s Impact on Franchise Businesses

Feb 7, 2023

Impact of new French language regulations in the franchise space.