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What We’re Up To – Fall 2020



Caitlin Russell spoke at an Ontario Bar Association webinar on April 3, 2020 on “Critical Franchise Issues: Current Rescission, Lease, Employment and Litigation Concerns.

Chris Horkins delivered a presentation for the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) Virtual Chat Series on April 16, 2020 on “Maintaining Your Litigation Practice in a Remote Work Environment.

Stefanie Holland authored an article entitled “When Are Liquidated Damages Provisions Enforceable in Canada?” in The Franchise Lawyer, published by the American Bar Association Forum on Franchising.

Larry Weinberg delivered a webinar presentation for the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) on May 4, 2020, entitled “Expand Your Franchise to Canada: All You Need to Know!

Frank Robinson has been added to the executive of the Ontario Bar Association Franchise Law section, as of August 2020.


Colin Pendrith is scheduled to co-present the annual “Legal and Legislative Update” at the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) Franchise Law Day on September 24, 2020.

Noah Leszcz is scheduled to host a roundtable discussion at the CFA Franchise Law Day on September 24, 2020, entitled “Earnings Projections Disclosure Post Crisis.”

Larry Weinberg is chairing the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) half-day webinar on Growth & Exit Strategies for Franchisors, on October 22, 2020.

Frank Robinson is scheduled to speak at the American Bar Association (ABA) Forum on Franchising in Phoenix, Arizona on October 28-30, 2020 on International Franchising in a Time of Change: Covid-19, Trade Wars, Brexit, and Beyond.”

Larry Weinberg is scheduled to deliver a presentation at the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) 19th Annual Franchise Law Conference on November 30, 2020, entitled “Hot Competition Law Issues in Franchising: No Poaching Provisions and Dual Distribution Models.”

This publication is a general summary of the law. It does not replace legal advice tailored to your specific circumstances.

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