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Drafting an effective franchise agreement

A franchise is a creature of contract; it is defined by the franchise agreement. The extent of the franchisee's "ownership" interest in the franchise...

Interested in Franchising Your Business?

Consider The Following Issues Franchising is a very popular way to expand one’s business these days. A...

Drafting an effective franchise agreement – Part 2

Scope of the Grant The extent of the franchisee's interest is defined in large part by the scope of the grant with respect to the...

Drafting an effective franchise agreement – Part 3

Term and renewal The term of the franchise agreement and renewal rights directly affect the value of the franchise. The term of most franchise agreements...

How to locate the right lawyer for your franchised business?

The Importance of Retaining Good Counsel Franchise law in this Province of Ontario has become much more complex...

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If franchisors are reluctant to negotiate the terms of their franchise agreements, what is the point of having it reviewed by...

The fundamental aspects of the franchise agreement

Initial and Ongoing Franchise Fees There are several different types of payments generally owing under a typical franchise...

The fundamental aspects of the franchise agreement

Territory As noted above, the grant of the right to carry on the franchised business is usually limited to...

How to determine whether a franchise investment makes financial sense

What is a reasonable rate of return on investment in a franchise opportunity? Though the question seems simple, it is still...

Refranchising: Should You Buy In?

Lately, more and more franchise companies are converting a significant number of their company-owned units by selling them to franchisees. This...

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