Expert Advice

Q. How do I know if I’m using music properly?

March 9, 2017 admin

Music connects people, and many Canadian businesses big and small use the power of music every day to help build relationships with their customers. But many business owners don’t know whether they’re using music legally, and this can be a problem. In today’s transparent business world, it has become more [read more…]

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Q. Why do I need a franchise lawyer?

March 9, 2017 admin

In some provinces in Canada, there are specific laws that govern franchising, both in the relationship between franchisor and franchisee, and in the way in which franchises are sold. Non-compliance with these franchise laws can have drastic and costly consequences, and a franchise lawyer will assist you in compliance with [read more…]

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Q. What do I need to know about master franchise agreements?

March 9, 2017 admin

In a master franchise arrangement, a franchisor grants a franchisee (the “master franchisee”) the right to operate the franchise system in a specific geographic area. The master franchisee essentially acts as a “mini” franchisor for its territory, and will enter into sub-franchise agreements with franchisees (or “sub-franchisees”) in its territory. [read more…]

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