The Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) has proposed changes to modernize Ontario’s Arthur Wishart Act (Franchise Disclosure), 2000 (Act) by allowing a franchise disclosure document (FDD) to be delivered electronically.
Daniel D. Ujczo (Of Counsel, Columbus) and Andrae J. Marrocco (Of Counsel, Toronto) were appointed as Joint Secretaries to the board of the Invest USA Committee at SelectUSA Canada on November 17 in Toronto. U.S.
Andrae Marrocco facilitated the roundtable discussion on the topic “Managing Franchise Relationships During an M&A Transaction” at the Ontario Bar Association 15th Annual Franchise Law Conference
We previously reported that on October 5, 2015, the Government of British Columbia (BC Government) introduced Bill 38 – 2015, Franchises Act (Franchises Act) that would make it the sixth province in Canada to regulate franchising along with the provinces of Alberta, Ontario, Manitoba, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.
Andrae Marrocco presented on the topic “Common Challenges in Franchise and Not-For-Profit Practice” at The Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario “Advanced Corporate Program” in Toronto – November 5, 2015.
It is often said that starting a franchise business has its advantages, a proven business model, ongoing training and support, and an established brand. Here are a few more advantages that franchisees take the benefit of when joining a franchise system.
Dickinson Wright attorneys Ned Levitt, Paul Fransway, Andrae Marrocco, Ted Kalnins and Patrick Green attended the 38th Annual American Bar Association Forum on Franchising in New Orleans – October 14-16, 2015.
The British Columbia (Canada) government has introduced a bill that will make it the sixth province in Canada to regulate franchising along with the provinces of Alberta, Ontario, Manitoba, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.
Andrae Marrocco was appointed to the Canadian Franchise Association Legal & Legislative Affairs Committee on September 22, 2015.
Franchisee employees may be considered “joint employees” of the franchisor for purposes of collective bargaining and other employment issues under the National Labor Relations Board’s recent decision in Browning Ferris Industries of California, Inc. (BFI), a decision that could expose franchisors to labor law liability for conducting common franchisor activities.