Essential Legal Update Session | Canadian Franchise Association

The Lawyers’ Lounge: The Hottest Legal Issues in Canada

Moderators: Blair Rebane, Borden Ladner Gervais, LLP; Jean-Phillippe Turgeon, Lavery, de Billy LLP; Michael Melvin, McInnes Cooper; Amy Delisle, Keyser Mason Ball LLP; Ellery Lew, Witten LLP

Whether you’re a new or established franchisor, your franchise success largely hinges on your compliance with the law. That’s why a solid understanding of the Canadian legal issues that affect your business is imperative. Get up to speed in the Lawyers’ Lounge!

Hosted by a panel of top franchise lawyers, this interactive presentation will provide an update on the latest developments in Canadian franchise law, while allowing for lively discussion and debate. Catching up on the latest judicial decisions, legislative updates, and practical legal matters has never been more fun! Franchisors of all levels will benefit from this comprehensive discussion that will help ensure your business ventures are protected and liability risks are minimized.

In this panel discussion, you’ll learn:
• How the latest legal issues and legislative updates in Canada affect your business
• The differing views on legal issues and how these views are relevant to franchising in Canada
• How to practically deal with legal issues that challenge your business


Blair Rebane, Borden Ladner Gervais, LLP

Jean-Phillippe Turgeon, Lavery, de Billy LLP

Michael Melvin, McInnes Cooper

Amy Delisle, Keyser Mason Ball LLP

Ellery Lew, Witten LLP