Let’s Be Fair Here – Interpreting the Duty of Fairness in Franchisor-Franchisee Relationships

Let’s Be Fair Here – Interpreting the Duty of Fairness in Franchisor-Franchisee Relationships Alex J. Chang, Associate Phone:  604-685-1255 Email:  ajc@lmlaw.ca   The new BC Franchises Act came into full effect on February 1, 2017. As set out in a previous article, section 3 of the new BC Franchises Act confirms the existence of a […]

Insurance for Crane and Shoring Easement Agreements: A Cautionary Tale

By Alex Chang Phone: 604-685-3567 Email: ajc@lmlaw.ca Developers requesting crane or shoring easements over a neighboring property will typically offer an insurance policy. However, sometimes not enough attention is paid to whether the insurance will provide the owner of the property granting the easement the kind of coverage and peace of mind they should expect. Such […]

BC Court Questions Bulk Cable Contracts for Stratas

The Owners, Strata Plan LMS 2223 v. Tsubota et al, unreported This is an unreported decision from last spring that questions the ability of strata corporations to enter into bulk contracts for the provision of utilities such as a cable or internet services to strata lots. The strata filed a petition against the registered owners […]