Franchise & Distribution Law

5 Key Takeaways from the 18th Annual OBA Franchise Law Conference

McMillan’s Franchise Law and Distribution Group lawyers Andrae Marrocco, Brad Hanna, Mervyn Allen, Adriana Rudensky, Bob Glass and Lauren Ray participated, authored and presented at the Ontario Bar Association 18th Annual Franchise Law Conference held on October 18, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario.  Here are five key takeaways from the event.

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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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