The 15th Annual Franchise Law Conference

  • 17 novembre 2015


Publication Only | Archived Video with E-Materials


The OBA Franchise Law section is once again bringing you the very latest developments and emerging trends in this challenging and constantly evolving area of the law presented by a stellar faculty of speakers. Hear about the latest strategies for crises management in franchise systems, the impact of recent case law on good faith and fair dealing in franchising, why, when and how to settle franchise disputes, and what in house counsel expect from their external counsel relationships.


Helen Fotinos, McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Dominic Mochrie, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP


Keep Calm and Franchise On: Crisis Management in Franchise Systems
Darrell Jarvis, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
John Ratchford, Navigator Ltd.
Kelly Friedman, DLA Piper Canada LLP
Joel Levesque, McDonalds Canada Ltd.

Drafting, Litigating and Defending Financial Performance Representations in Disclosure Documents
Geoffrey Shaw, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
John Yiokaris, Sotos LLP

If, Why, When and How: A Practical Guide To Settling Franchise Disputes
Gillian Scott, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Lloyd Hoffer, Hoffer Adler LLP

From Expensive Stranger To Trusted Advisor
Jennifer Brown, Canadian Lawyer, InHouse Magazine
Liisa Kaarid, Loblaw Companies Ltd.
Fernando Garcia, Nissan Canada

Recovering from a Good Master Franchise Gone Bad
Adam Ship, McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Debi Sutin, Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP

Hitting the Moving Target: The On-Going Evolution of Good Faith and Fair Dealing in Franchising
David Altshuller, Teplitsky Colson LLP
Derek Ronde, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
Paul Bates, Siskinds LLP
Jean-Marc Leclerc, Sotos LLP

Annual Legal and Legislative Update
David Shaw, Blakes, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Pascale Cloutier, Miller Thomson LLP