5 Factors To Find Your Franchise Counsel

Selecting the right franchise lawyer for you is not an easy business. Andrae Marrocco offers solid advice to assist you in making this vital decision.

Proposed Changes to Ontario Employment and Labour Laws

On May 23, 2017, the Government of Ontario’s Special Advisors released their Final Report from the Changing Workplaces Review (Final Report) which outlines 173 recommendations to amend the Employment Standards Act (Ontario) (ESA) and the Labour Relations Act (Ontario) (LRA).

Watch Your Step in Crossing the US Border

According to the Government of Canada, “Canada and the United States enjoy the longest, deepest, most peaceful, and mutually beneficial relationship between any two countries in the world.

British Columbia Franchise Laws Come into Effect

On February 1, 2017, the British Columbia Franchises Act and Regulations came into effect making British Columbia the sixth province in Canada with franchise legislation.

Five Commonly Overlooked Provisions in International Franchise Agreements

Franchising has become one of the most popular business expansion options, one that is particularly effective when developing into international markets. Franchises that grow with a well-structured system, a thoroughly thought out plan, and exceptional legal documents have the best chance of success.

Canadian Government Seeks Input for Innovation Agenda

In September 2015 a new government was elected in Canada on a platform of significant change. Its first budget, tabled in March, outlines a plan for implementation of that change. A significant part of the budget – upwards of $3 billion CAD – is committed to the encouragement of innovation.