British Columbia, which presently does not have a franchise specific statute, recently took one step closer to implementing such legislation when the British Columbia Law Institute (“BCLI”) recommended the passage of a franchise act in its recent report titled Report on a Franchise Act for British Columbia (March 2014) (the “Report”).
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Once CASL takes effect, you will need express or implied consent before you (or your franchisees) can send a commercial electronic message (CEM).
Dickinson Wright attorneys attended the 30th Annual International Bar Association / International Franchise Association Joint Conference in Chicago – May 6-7, 2014.
Dickinson Wright attorneys Ned Levitt and Andrae Marrocco attended the 47th Annual International Franchise Association Legal Symposium in Chicago – May 4-6, 2014.
Dickinson Wright proudly sponsored the Awards Dinner at the 23rd Annual Canadian Franchise Association National Convention in Niagara Falls – April 6-8, 2014.
Dickinson Wright proudly hosted the International Lounge at the 54th International Franchise Association Annual Convention in New Orleans – February 22-25, 2014.
Dickinson Wright proudly sponsored the 2015 Canadian Franchise Association Law Day in Toronto – January 30, 2014.
Dickinson Wright lawyers Ned Levitt and Andrae Marrocco attended the Ontario Bar Association 13th Annual Franchise Law Conference “End of Innocence: The Arthur Wishart Act Comes of Age” in Toronto – November 19, 2013.
Canada and the United States enjoy the world’s largest bilateral trading relationship, with nearly $2 billion in trade and 300,000 persons crossing the Canada – U.S. border each day.
The Dickinson Wright Guide to Doing Business in Canada describes some of the major aspects of Canadian law that you will need to consider when establishing, acquiring or operating a business in Canada.