Canada: What We’re Up To (Winter/Spring 2015)
Last Updated: January 15 2015

(a) What We've Done

  1. Six members of the Cassels Brock franchise law group (Larry Weinberg, Geoff Shaw, Derek Ronde, Frank Robinson, Stefanie Holland and Brittany Moloney) attended the American Bar Association Forum on Franchising in Seattle, Washington on October 15-17, 2014. Frank Robinson was a Forum workshop speaker on the topic called "From LOI to Closing: Getting an International Franchise Deal Done."
  2. Larry Weinberg attended the International Bar Association Annual Meeting in Tokyo, Japan on October 19-24, 2014. Larry is an Officer of the IBA's Franchise Law Committee, and co-editor of the IBA's Franchise Law newsletter.
  3. Frank Robinson spoke about the legal and business considerations of franchising at the Canadian Franchise Association Trade Show in October 2014, in Toronto.
  4. Larry Weinberg moderated an international workshop entitled "How Do You Really Make Money Expanding Internationally?" at the Franchise Times Annual Restaurant Finance and Development Conference on November 10-12, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  5. Larry Weinberg spoke on "Advanced Drafting Issues: Top 10 Tips to Help You Draft Franchise Agreements and Disclosure Documents" at the OBA's 14th Annual Franchise Law Conference in Toronto on November 18, 2014.
  6. Derek Ronde provided the "Annual Legal & Legislative Update" at the OBA's 14th Annual Franchise Law Conference in Toronto on November 18, 2014.

(b) Upcoming

  1. Derek Ronde will be speaking on franchise litigation and summary judgment at the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) annual Franchise Law Day on January 29, 2015.
  2. Larry Weinberg, Geoff Shaw, Derek Ronde and Frank Robinson will be attending the International Franchise Association's annual convention in Las Vegas, Nevada on February 15 to 18, 2014.
  3. Derek Ronde will be speaking on "You Mean I Have to Enforce this Provision? The Top Provisions You Should Run by Your Litigators" at the International Franchise Association's 48th Annual Legal Symposium in Chicago, Illinois on May 3-5, 2015.
  4. Larry Weinberg will be moderating a plenary program on Supply Chain Issues in International Franchising at the 31st annual International Franchise Association's and International Bar Association's Joint Conference in Chicago, Illinois on May 5-6, 2015.
  5. Geoff Shaw will be moderating a panel speaking on Restrictive Covenants: "Reach for the Stars and Watch the World Slip Through Your Fingers" at the International Franchise Association's 48th Annual Legal Symposium in Chicago, Illinois on May 3-5, 2015. 

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