Franchise Legislation in Canada (Print & ProView)

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Franchising has become a highly technical, litigious, and liability-prone area of practice. Whether you represent franchisees or franchisors, Franchise Legislation in Canada is a must-have resource for any lawyer practising in this area. Filled with valuable commentary, case annotations, precedents, and background, this text is an indispensable desktop reference. The text has the most comprehensive series of concordances of provincial and U.S. laws and regulations, making it the only truly national and international resource on the topic of franchising.

This looseleaf publication contains

  • The full text of all provincial franchise legislation
  • Tables of concordance:
    • Section-by-section comparison and analysis of all provincial franchise laws
    • Section-by-section comparison and analysis of all provincial franchise regulations
    • Section-by-section comparison and analysis of the Ontario Act to U.S. federal franchise law
  • Comparison and contrast of all exemptions and exclusions available under provincial franchise laws
  • Concordances that contrast Canadian and U.S. franchise legislation
  • Annotations updated semi-annually with case law and commentary, including relevant court decisions from across Canada, as well as extensive U.S., U.K., and Australian case law on the topic of fair dealing
  • Invaluable expert commentary identifying problem areas, such as those introduced by all Court of Appeal decisions on the subject of franchising, including Hi Hotel, Dig This, Dollar It, and Tim Horton's
  • Sample disclosure document
  • Detailed disclosure document checklist
  • The Code of Ethics and Disclosure document guide and commentary of the Canadian Franchise Association
  • Legislative background materials, including:
    • The Uniform Law Commission Model Franchise Law
    • Legislative background materials relative to the Arthur Wishart Act (Franchise Disclosure), 2000
    • Consultation papers relative to the Manitoba and British Columbia Acts
  • A bibliography directing readers to articles by academics and practitioners on significant issues in franchising and franchise law


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