Sotos LLP is proud to present the fall 2011 edition of In the Know, our quarterly publication written by our lawyers on current franchising news and recent legal developments.
This edition of In the Know includes:
Sotos welcomes Peter Viitre, Christine Jackson and Shane Murphy
John Sotos welcomes new lawyers to the firm.
Franchise disclosure exemption comes under review
Christine Jackson reviews the Suncor Court of Appeal decision.
Disclosure documents and franchise resales: what franchisors should know
John Yiokaris on franchise resale and disclosure documents.
Popping the question: disclosing earnings potential to franchise buyers
David Sterns examines the obligation to accurately disclose earnings.
Disclosure in the context of an ongoing franchise relationship – The case of General Motors’ dealers “wind-down” agreements
Allan Dick on the GM class action.
The exception to the exception: directors’ liability and what you need to know
Christine Jackson discusses the Excise Tax Act and director liability.