9th Annual Franchise Conference: The Whole Nine Yards
Author(s): Ontario Bar Association
Publication Date: October 2009
Format: download (PDF), shipped (hardcopy)


This publication will enlighten and instruct business and litigation lawyers (both in-house or outside) who have to deal with increasingly challenging franchise matters either on a regular or infrequent basis.  The Conference offers basic and advanced-level topics which are fundamental to franchising, presented through three in depth plenary sessions and your choice of up to three out of six topical breakout workshops, and up to two out of eight stimulating roundtable discussion groups. 

Judicial Update

Allan D.J. Dick, Sotos LLP
Good Faith, Discretion and Non- Derogation From The Grant: Restrictions on Unilateral Termination
Jonathan C. Lisus and Adam Ship, McCarthy Tetrault LLP

The Ultimate Confrontation: Legal Issues Surrounding a Unilateral Termination of the Franchise Relationship
Geoffrey B. Shaw, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

The Franchise Relationship
Joseph Y. Adler, Hoffer Adler LLP
Robert E. Glass, Lang Michener LLP

Vicarious Liability of Franchisors
Jeffrey P. Hoffman, Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Blair A. Rebane, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP - Vancouver BC

Franchise Arbitration: Practical Tips to Stay Out of Court and Benefit from Arbitration
Randy A. Pepper , ADR Chambers

Reflections on the Arbitration of Franchise Disputes in the United States
Jonathan C. Solish, Bryan Cave LLP - Los Angeles, CA
Difficult Disclosure Issues
Peter M. Viitre, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Daniel Zalmanowitz, Witten LLP - Edmonton AB

Franchise Cases You Need to Know
Ian N. Roher, Teplitsky Colson LLP
Susan E. Friedman, Davis LLP

Managing System Changes - A Litigation Perspective
Ben V. Hanuka, Davis Moldaver LLP

The Ins and Outs of System Modification
Daniel F. So, McKenzie Lake Lawyers LLP - London

Whence Have We Come, Whither Do We Go?
Edward (Ned) Levitt, Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Frank Zaid, Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP and
Andrew C. Selden, Briggs and Morgan, Professional Association - Minneapolis, MN

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