13th Annual Franchise Law Conference End of Innocence: The Arthur Wishart Act Comes of Age

  • 19 novembre 2013


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Now in its 13th year, this highly regarded publication will cover the most recent developments in franchise law with a special focus on the growing pains and rites of passage of the Arthur Wishart Act as it comes of age. Our expert faculty of speakers will discuss specific sections of the Act, how they are applied, and what you have to do to make sure that you are in compliance. Read about the latest cases and legislative changes and learn how to handle the ethical issues that arise when you are involved in negotiating and settling a franchise matter.


Gillian Scott, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Geoff Shaw, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP


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Protecting Against Web & Social Media Abuse
Kerry Renker Green,  Senior Corporate Counsel, Franchising & Development, Tim Hortons USA Inc.
Dominic Mochrie, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Boyd Neil, Hill + Knowlton Strategies

Anatomy of a Franchise Rescission Case Under The Ontario Arthur Wishart Act
Steven Goldman, Goldman Hine LLP
Ian Roher, Teplitsky, Colson LLP

Update on Complex Franchise Transactions in Canada
Frank Robinson, Cassels Brock LLP
Debi M Sutin, Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP

Arthur Wishart Act Roundtables
S. 2(3) - "Non-Application" -Any surprises about who falls/does not fall under this exemption?
Joseph Adler, Hoffer Adler LLP

Arthur Wishart Act Roundtable Paper
Kenneth Beallor, Torkin Manes LLP

Is Your Commercial Contract A Franchise Agreement In Sheep's Clothing?
Christine Jackson, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt

s. 7(1)(b)-(e) of the Arthur Wishart Act
Chuck Merovitz, Merovitz Potechin LLP

Section 11 of the Wishart Act: protecting franchisee rights.
Robert Hine and Jonathan Mesiano-Crookston, Goldman Hine LLP

Section 4 of the Wishart Act and the Right To Associate.
Derek Ronde, Cassels Brock LLP

Section 5(7): Disclosure Exemptions under the Arthur Wishart Act.
David Shaw, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Section 3(1) - Recent Application Of The Duty Of "Good Faith".
Adam Ship, McCarthy Tetrault LLP

Recission Under The Ontario Athur Wishart Act: Quantifying The Remedy.
Ephraim Stulberg, CPA, CA, CBV, Matson Driscoll & Damico LLP and
Jonathan Mesiano-Crookston, BScH, JD, Goldman Hine LLP

AWA s. 1(1)/s. 5(5) "Material Changes"
John Yiokaris, Sotos LLP

Understanding the Ethics of Negotiations and Settlement
Colin Stevenson, Stevenson LLP

Growing Pains: Balancing Franchisee Reluctance
Paul Bates, Bates Barristers Professional Corporation
Ron Slaght, Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP
John Chimienti, VP & General Counsel, Canadian Tire Corporations LTD

The Silent Partners: Franchisor's Associates, Brokers and Agents and Why So
Many Lawsuits Name Them
Richard Leblanc, Miller Thomson LLP
Dan MacKeigan, Siskinds LLP

Annual Legal & Legislative
Jean-Marc LeClerc, Sotos LLP
Darrell Jarvis, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP