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Larry M. Weinberg

Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

Larry Weinberg is a partner with significant experience in all matters relating to franchising, licensing and distribution. He is a currently Chair of the International Bar Association Committee on International Franchising, Past chair of the Ontario Bar Association Franchise Law Section, Past Chair of the IFA’s Supplier Forum Advisory Board, an active member of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Forum on franchising and a member of the Board of the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA). Larry was the first Canadian lawyer to be appointed Director of the ABA Forum’s International Division and to a leadership role on its Governing Committee. He is co-editor of the ABA Forum’s text Fundamentals of Franchising-Canada, and editor and co-author of the chapter on "Canada" for ABA’s International Franchise Sales Laws text. A frequent speaker at Canadian, US, and international conferences, Larry is also recognized as a leading lawyer by Chambers Global, The Best Lawyers in Canada and Franchise Times. He was the recipient of the 2014 Lexpert Zenith Award and was named the worldwide one and only franchise “Lawyer of the Year” in 2014, 2015 and 2016 by Who’s Who Legal. Larry was called to the Ontario Bar in 1989.

Year Called to the Bar:1989 (ON)
40 King St W, Suite 2100, Scotia Plaza
Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 860-2987
Fax: (416) 640-3043
E-mail: lweinberg@casselsbrock.com

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  • Mar 13, 2018
    As certain provinces raise the minimum wage, franchisees cancel paid breaks for their employees and turn to franchisors for some kind of contribution or adjustment
  • Feb 17, 2017
    Outdated laws have created a class of undefined workers with undefined rights. How legislators respond will have severe consequences for businesses reliant on flexible labour.
  • Apr 18, 2016
    Lingering uncertainty surrounding legislation and case law has made it increasingly challenging and costly for franchisors to comply with governing legislation in Canada
  • Jun 23, 2015
    Ontario lawmakers no doubt had the best of intentions when they began working on the Making Healthier Choices Act. The idea was to compel fast food chains to post nutritional information about menu ...