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Franchise Disclosure Statement

Has the law of franchise rescission changed since raibex? An Ontario court provides a partial answer

The recent decision in 2483038 Ontario Inc. v. 2082100 Ontario Inc.,[1] confirms a narrow point of franchise law, namely that an unsigned certificate in a Franchise Disclosure Document continues to constitute a “fatal flaw”, despite the Ontario Court of Appeal’s decision in Raibex Canada Ltd. v. ASWR Franchising Corp.[2] The decision also clarifies the liability of “franchisor’s associates”.

 

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Franchise article series: Franchise disclosure document

One of the main features under the Franchises Act has been the implementation of a Franchise Disclosure Document. The Franchise Disclosure Document is intended to summarize all material facts regarding the franchise.

 

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