Corporate / M&A Law, Franchise & Distribution Law

Doing Business in Canada Series – Part 2: Business Structures

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Several different business structures may be used to conduct business in Canada. Non-residents looking to engage with Canadian businesses, or those intending to carry on business in Canada, should familiarize themselves with such structures. Continue reading

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Franchise & Distribution Law

Five Commonly Overlooked Provisions in International Franchise Agreements

International FranchiseFranchising 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. Systems that look to expand without these key elements can end in disaster. There are several matters that a modern franchise agreement should address when growing internationally however they are frequently overlooked. Don’t be caught out by these five pitfalls. Continue reading

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