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.