Expansion Into Canada

Whether you’re coming from the United States, Europe or any other part of the world, we have the business and legal expertise to ensure that you’re set for success in Canada.

As home to the second largest franchise industry in the world, Canada offers plenty of opportunities for franchise businesses.  But the industry’s complex legal framework, which features different rules across different Canadian provinces and territories, also presents many challenges for foreign franchises. The franchise law experts at Sotos are here to ensure your business model meets Canadian requirements.

Services Include

  • Corporate structure set-up
  • Province-specific franchise documents
  • Canadian-compliant employment policies
  • Intellectual property protection
  • Business advisory
  • Introductions and referrals to a large network of support professionals

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Taking your franchise system to a new country is a major undertaking that brings up many questions. We’ve put together answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about bringing a franchise into Canada.

Team Leader

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PETER VIITRE
P: 416-977-7754
E: pviitre@sotosllp.com

  • Recognized expert in franchise expansion
  • Counsel to many U.S. and foreign franchisors
  • Advises on all aspects of system design

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