• Everything You Wanted to Know About Franchise Legislative Compliance (But Were Afraid To Ask)
  • May 22, 2013 | Author: Edward (Ned) Levitt
  • Law Firm: Aird & Berlis LLP - Toronto Office
  • Half of all the Canadian provinces, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, now have franchise specific legislation. Thankfully, from a franchisor’s perspective, these statutes are remarkably similar. There are differences, but they tend to be more technical in nature and, with care taken, will not present significant challenges for compliance. However, there is a growing body of decided cases that are adding more than a little stress and worry for those in a franchise organization or the legal community responsible for franchise regulatory compliance.