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Buying a Franchise in Canada, 2nd Edition

Understanding and Negotiating Your Franchise Agreement

Buying a Franchise in Canada, 2nd Edition    
Format Softcover
Catalogue No. 978-1-55180-847-5
Pages 172
Language English only
Price $21.95

Written by Tony Wilson, B.A., L.L.B.
Published by Self-Counsel Press, 2009.


  • Choose a franchise that's right for you
  • Understand your franchise agreement inside out
  • Negotiate the best deal
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.

In an easy-to-understand manner, the author shows you how to negotiate an agreement with a franchisor and develop a profitable relationship.

Author 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.

Buying a Franchise in Canada addresses the legal issues that you need to be aware of when negotiating your franchise agreement. The author takes you step-by-step through a franchise agreement so you can spot the potential benefits and drawbacks.

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.

Topics discussed include:
  • What parts of a franchise agreement are negotiable?
  • How protected is a "protected" territory?
  • How can you discover the status of the franchisor's trade-marks?
  • 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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