Franchises Update 2020

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Avoid the major pitfalls when advising a franchisor!

(Original Course Date: November 4, 2020)

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Who should attend: Lawyers who advise franchisors and/or franchisees; personnel within franchise companies that are responsible for document preparation and/or sales to franchisees; Canadian franchise association members

Learning level: All levels

The Franchises Act came into force in BC on February 1, 2017 and was a significant change to the law in BC. It profoundly affected both franchisees and franchisors.

Join us to:

  • get up to date on what has happened in BC since the Act came into force
  • how to draft a compliant FDD and not have to report yourself to your insurer
  • the right of rescission and franchise disputes
  • advising franchisees at the outset of the engagement (and if there is a dispute)
  • best practices when advising franchisors and franchisees

At this course you will:

  • learn about interesting franchise contract provisions
  • find out what you should be doing when advising franchisees
  • find out how updates from Ontario can provide BC practitioners guidance on their practice
  • learn best practices for advising clients on franchises

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 3.5 hours (a minimum of .5 hours will involve professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management)

Course Chair
Tony Wilson, QC — Boughton Law Corporation, Vancouver

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Raymond Lee

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