Continuing Issues in Franchise Disclosure: Curr ent Thinking and Best Practices Seven years after the passage of the Arthur Wishart Act (Franchise Disclosure), 2000 , franchise practitioners continue to be faced with the when, how and what to disclose. Imprecise drafting in the legislation has led to a number of unresolved disclosure issues, many of which affect the advice given by counsel to its franchisor clients and continue to present a risk to franchisors in their efforts to follow the Act 9s disclosure requirements. What issues continue to foster debate among franchise practitioners and how are they advising their clients in the face of these unresolved issues?
This is a must-attend program for all lawyers who advise franchisors and franchisees. The panel and program chairs will discuss and debate: " Best practices for compliance in the face of the most significant drafting defects in the Arthur Wishart Act (Franchise Disclosure), 2000 " Whether failures to strictly comply with disclosure can be rectified, and how " Advising your client on exemptions from disclosure Panel: Edward (Ned) Levitt , Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP Joseph Adler, Hoffer Adler LLP Sarita Dankner , Sobeys Ontario Program Chairs: Debi M. Sutin, Feltmate Delibato Heagle LLP Peter ... more. less.