Sotos LLP lawyers Allan Dick and John Yiokaris recently spoke at the Ontario Bar Association’s 10th Annual Franchise Law Conference. The theme of this year’s conference was “What We Can Expect in the Next Decade”. Mr. Dick participated in a panel on franchise class actions, while Mr. Yiokaris led a workshop on key issues in franchise transfers and renewals.

John Yiokaris’ supplementary paper titled “Franchise Renewals: Issues Surrounding the Franchisor’s Right to Accept a Franchisee’s Exercise of a Renewal Option” is available here.

Allan Dick’s supplementary paper titled “Individual to Group to Class Disputes in Franchising – Considerations for Resolution” is available here.