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FRANCHISING - Franchise agreement - Arbitration

Thursday, May 03, 2018 @ 7:44 AM  

Appeal by the franchisor from the dismissal of its appeal from an arbitrator's decision that the two-year limitation period had not expired and arbitration could proceed. In 2008, the parties entered into a franchise agreement for the development of 13 "Le Pain Quotidien" locations in Ontario and Quebec. In 2009, the franchisee delivered a notice of rescission asserting that the franchisor had breached its disclosure obligations. The franchisor disputed the validity of the franchisee's notice of rescission. Almost two years later, the franchisee commenced an action....