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FEBRUARY 2020 - SUB HEAD
Feb. 5, 2020 webinar
Kate Byers, Cassels, Brock & Blackwell LLP
Derek Ronde, Cassels, Brock & Blackwell LLP
The Great Escape – A Deep Dive into Franchise Disclosure Exemptions
Presented by: Derek Ronde and Kate Byers, Cassels, Brock & Blackwell LLP Presentation Date: Wednesday, February 5, 2020 Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET Cost: $79 for non-members | FREE for member
Although franchising best practices often dictate the use of disclosure documents for new franchisees, Canadian franchise legislation provides for a variety of exemptions to disclosure obligations. This presentation will explore those exemptions to discuss if and when to use them, how courts have interpreted these exemptions, and the differences from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.
Determining whether you are actually a franchise – the first level of defense
The resale exemption – what is the post-Springdale Pizza world like for franchisors?
Legislative amendments and their impact on franchisors.
The other exemptions – rarely used but worth considering
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