Franchise & Distribution Law

3 Key Considerations for “Modernizing the Franchise Agreement” from the 18th Annual OBA Franchise Law Conference

Andrae Marrocco co-authored, and Mervyn Allen co-presented, on the topic “Modernizing the Franchise Agreement to Address Legal and Business Realities” at the Ontario Bar Association 18th Annual Franchise Law Conference in Toronto – November 13, 2018.

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Franchise & Distribution Law

A Word of Warning to Franchisors – ADR Provisions May Postpone the Limitation Period for Rescission

Colleagues at business meeting in conference roomIn the recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision in PQ Licensing S.A. v. LPQ Central Canada Inc. (“PQ Licensing”), the Court considered whether the mandatory mediation process prescribed by a franchise agreement impacted the limitation period applicable to a franchisee’s rescission claim.

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Franchise & Distribution Law

Andrae Marrocco Presents on Multi-Unit and Multi-Brand Franchising at the 2018 CFA Franchise Law Day

CFA_NoTagAndrae Marrocco together with co-panelists, Dan Monaghan (Clear Summit Group) and Fraser Clarke (Massage Addict), presented on the topic “Multi-Unit and Multi-Brand: The New Trend in Franchising” at the 2018 Canadian Franchise Association Franchise Law Day (Old Mill, Toronto – September 27, 2018). Continue reading

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