Our latest issue for legislative updates, commentaries on recent cases, practice tips as well as news about Osler's Franchise team…more
Commentary by Jennifer Dolman, Gillian Scott and Lia Bruschetta of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP in Toronto on July 27, 2012 decision by Ontario Superior Court in Pet Valu franchise class action. Justice Strathy re-opened…more
Burnett Management Inc. et al v. Cuts...
This is an action for rescission of a master franchise agreement. The plaintiffs, all master franchisees for the purposes of the Arthur Wishart Act, did not receive a disclosure document prior to paying master franchise fees…more
This latest issue of Osler's Franchise Review contains legislative updates, commentaries on recent cases, practice tips as well as news on our team…more
Sirianni v. Country Style, 2012 ONSC...
A Country Style franchisee was granted judgment in the amount of $187,730.05 plus pre-judgment interest for rescission damages udner s. 6(6) of the Arthur Wishart (Franchise Disclosure) Act, 2000 for the franchisor's failure to…more
This Osler Update summarizes the January 18, 2012 decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in the Jones v. Tsige case which recognized a common law tort of "intrusion upon seclusion". This decision has potential significant…more
This article first appeared in the December 2011 issue of LJN’s Franchising Business & Law Alert. It discusses the treatment of class action waivers in commercial agreements (including franchise agreements) in the US and…more
Application for rescission of a franchise agreement under Ontario's Arthur Wishart Act (Franchise Disclosure), 2011. Case discusses the limitations defence. The judge dismissed the limitations defence on the basis that a…more
This paper was presented at the Ontario Bar Association 11th Annual Franchise Law Conference on November 2, 2011. It addresses whether arbitration makes sense in the franchise context and summarizes how the courts have treated…more
This is the latest newsletter (October 2011) of Osler Hoskin & Harcour LLP's Franchise & Distribution group. It contains Canadian franchise legislative updates, commentaries on recent franchise cases, practice tips as well as…more
Osler Update by Larry Lowenstein and Adam Hirsh of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP. Summary of recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision affirming summary judgment dismissing plaintiff's action and thereby ending class action. …more
This paper was presented at the Canadian Institute's 12th Annual National Forum on Class Actions Litigation held in Toronto on September 21-22, 2011 and was written with David Sterns and Stuart Freen of Sotos LLP and Geoff Grove…more
This latest issue of Osler Hoslin & Harcourt's Franchise Law review contains legislative updates, commentaries on recent cases, practice tips as well as news on our franchise team…more
This paper written by Jennifer Dolman of Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP was presented at the Canadian Franchise Association National Convention on April 5, 2011. It summarizes recent trends in franchise injunctions in Ontario and…more
This Osler Update is a summary of the much anticipated Supreme Court of Canada decision in Seidel v. Telus Communications Inc. (Telus)which was released on March 18, 2011. At issue was whether a mandatory arbitration clause in…more
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