In his latest post on Advocatedaily.com Peter Dillon explores possible reasons for some U.S. franchise brands suffering higher than average default rates under the Small Business Administration (SBA) loan program, while others thrive.
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Siskinds is proud to introduce its featured client, the FOREST OF FLOWERS® retail florist franchise system.
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Siskinds is Canada’s leading cross-border and international franchise law firm, with franchise, license agreement, distribution and trademark lawyers and attorneys delivering services to franchisors and manufacturers operating in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, the United States and internationally.
Most lawyers are smart. We're smart too. Peter Dillon, who heads our franchise, licensing and distribution law group, has been listed in the International Who's Who of Franchise Lawyers for 2008. Peter is one of only a handful of global practitioners listed in this practice area. Listen to Peter, as he explains what makes working with us different and rewarding.
Siskinds Franchise, Licensing & Distribution Group is made up of a group of highly-specialized solution-oriented lawyers and attorneys who practice in the areas of franchise, licensing, distribution and intellectual property. We have integrated leading-edge technology into the collaboration with our clients to an extent that we believe is unparalleled-anywhere.
From its offices in London, Toronto, Windsor and Québec City, Siskinds Franchise, Licensing & Distribution Group works closely with its clients anywhere on the globe to provide timely and responsive solutions to their needs. The services of the Franchise, Licensing & Distribution Group are complemented by the firm's extensive expertise in other areas of the law, including debt recovery, dispute resolution, immigration, labour and employment, taxation, mergers and acquisitions, class action litigation, and real estate, resulting in a full range of services to completely meet the needs of our clients. When needed, we collaborate with local counsel to effect on-the-ground implementation of global strategies.
Siskinds Franchise, Licensing & Distribution Group drafts all forms of documents including anything relating to franchising, product and service distribution, manufacturing agreements, product licensing, and all aspects of intellectual property, including trademarks, and copyright. Siskinds Franchise, Licensing & Distribution Group has extensive experience acting on behalf of both franchisors and franchisees in franchise default and termination situations including lease terminations, realization on assets and security, receiverships, bankruptcy and injunctions to enforce non-competition provisions of franchise license agreements. The Group represents mature Canadian and American franchise and distribution systems operating internationally. We also have extensive experience and enjoy working with start-up systems.
“...It is without hesitation that I recommend Peter to anyone that needs an aggressive, hard working and intelligent lawyer with Franchise business experience to help with development and legal issues as they arise...”
The old joke goes: "when are you going to stop practicing law, and start doing it for real?" We think there's a grain of truth in that. So we've stopped practicing. We do this for real. We´re focused. Franchise, Licensing & Distribution is all we do. We do this for...