The investment community has been increasingly interested in franchise systems as potential targets. They present a valuable investment proposition for strategic and financial investors. The appeal of robust, long-term, and diversified royalty income streams, proven business concepts, potential for scalability and expansion, shared expansion costs (i.e. with franchisees), and the goodwill and strength of an established brand has caught the attention of private equity funds, family offices, and other sophisticated acquirers. Continue reading
Andrae Marrocco, Partner in the Toronto office of cross border law firm Dickinson Wright, has been selected as a 2018 Legal Eagle by Franchise Times. The annual list of Franchise Times Legal Eagles recognizes the best attorneys in franchising (across the US and Canada) as nominated by their clients and peers, and selected by the editorial board after additional research by Franchise Times. Continue reading
Andrae Marrocco, Partner in the Toronto office of cross border law firm Dickinson Wright, has been listed in The 2018 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. Continue reading
Andrae Marrocco and Dickinson Wright are proud contributors to Lexology, providing valuable articles and content on the subject of Canadian and International Franchising and Distribution. Andrae Marrocco’s Lexology contributor profile.
Dickinson Wright attended the 58th International Franchise Association Annual Convention in Phoenix – February 10-February 13, 2018. Continue reading
Andrae Marrocco and Ned Levitt are contributors to the Commercial Law Module of Lexis Practice Advisor Canada, providing valuable commentary and precedents on the subject of Franchising Documentation and Franchise Disclosure. Continue reading
Andrae Marrocco facilitated the roundtable discussion on the topic “Legal Considerations Relating to Transfer and Renewals” at the Ontario Bar Association 17th Annual Franchise Law Conference “Franchise Law in Canada: All Grown Up?“