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.  Continue reading

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