8th Annual Franchise Law Conference: Putting Principles into Practice

  • November 25, 2008


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The 8th Annual Franchise Law Conference will be of significant interest to both business and litigation lawyers. Given its emphasis on the practical application of legal principles, the program will be informative for business and litigation lawyers involved in franchise, distribution and licensing law, whether in private practice or in-house. The publication will focus on the role of counsel and best practices to limit professional liability exposure, including avoiding franchise disputes through improved drafting and prudent conduct.


*OBA Franchise Law Section Members have complimentary access to this publication
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Judicial and Legislative Update
Ian N. Roher, Teplitsky, Colson LLP
Markus Cohen, Q.C., Markus Cohen Law Office

Franchising 101:
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David N. Kornhauser, Macdonald Sager Manis LLP
Peter M. Viitre, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Ten Recurring Issues which Keep Franchise Counsel Awake at Night
Allan D.J. Dick, Sotos LLP
Geoffrey B. Shaw, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

New Franchise Clients
Joseph Y. Adler, Hoffer Adler LLP
Richard D. Leblanc, Miller Thomson LLP

Disclosure Errors and Remedies
John L. Rogers, Davis LLP
Jennifer Dolman, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Surviving and Thriving in Tougher Economic Times:  Bankruptcy and Receivership
Frank Bennett, LSM,  Bennett & Company

Surviving and Thriving in Tougher Economic Times: The Opportunities
Steven H. Goldman, President, Speedy Corporation; Goldman Hine LLP

Surviving and Thriving in Tougher Economic Times: The Solicitor's Perspective
Edward (Ned) Levitt, Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP

Key Issues in Avoiding and Managing Franchise Disputes
Lawrence M. Weinberg, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
The Honourable Madam Justice Barbara Conway, Superior Court of Justice
John M. Sotos, Sotos LLP
Frank Zaid, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP