Buying a Franchise in Canada

Understanding and Negotiating Your Franchise Agreement

This is intended for a Canadian audience.

ISBN: 978-1-55180-847-5

Number of pages: 192

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If you are considering buying into a franchise in Canada, this book will prepare you to make informed decisions and to acquire a franchise that is right for you. It will give you a better understanding of the legal issues and help you to spot problem areas.

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This book is essential reading for anyone thinking about taking over an existing business. Tony Wilson will help you choose a franchise that’s right for you, understand your franchise agreement inside and out, and negotiate the best deal. This book will give you a better understanding of the legal issues and help you to spot problem areas.

In an easy-to-understand manner, the author shows you how to negotiate an agreement with a franchisor and develop a profitable relationship. The author takes you step-by-step through a franchise agreement so you can spot the potential benefits and drawbacks.

Tony Wilson is a franchise lawyer and considered one of the foremost experts on franchising in Canada. He has written this book in a manner that offers you practical and common-sense advice you can use. The book contains many real-life examples taken from the author’s experiences representing franchisees. It will answer your questions about franchising, saving you time and money in lawyer's fees. The book answers the following questions:

  • What parts of a franchise agreement are negotiable? How protected is a “protected” territory?
  • How can you discover the status of the franchisor's trademarks?
  • Who will control the lease for the franchised location?
  • How easy will it be for the franchisee to resell or renew the franchised business?

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Subtitle Understanding and Negotiating Your Franchise Agreement
Publication Date Aug 15, 2009
Market Canada
PDF Preview Download URL http://www.self-counsel.com/docs/buying_a_franchise_in_canada.pdf
Edition Second Edition
Pages 192
Size 8¼ x 9¾
ISBN 978-1-55180-847-5
UPC 69635805862

Author Details

Author Details - Tony Wilson, BA, LLB

Tony Wilson has practiced in the field of franchise law since 1988, and is ranked as a leading Canadian franchise lawyer by LEXPERT. He is a member of the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA), having served as Legal Advisor to its Pacific Region. Practising as Associate Counsel through Boughton Law Corporation in Vancouver, he advises franchisors, franchisees, and master franchisees throughout Canada on all aspects of franchise law.

Wilson is also an Adjunct Professor with the School of Criminology at Simon Fraser University and teaches Canadian contract law to graduate students. He has written for publications such as The Globe and Mail, Macleans, Canadian Lawyer, and Bartalk. Read more information about Tony here. Read what Tony has to say about franchising in Canada on his corporate site.

Read Tony's blog: http://tonywilsonlaw.blogspot.com/

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