David Shaw

Contact

416-369-3812

Email dshaw@dalelessmann.com

教育背景

  • Admitted to the Ontario Bar, 2002
  • LL.B., University of Toronto, 2000
  • M.B.A., University of Toronto, 2000
  • B.A. (Hon.), McGill University, 1993

业务领域介绍

David是Dale&Lessmann LLP的企业和商业集团的合伙人和商业律师。 David的业务重点是兼并和收购,特许经营和分销安排,国际和国内合资企业和重组。他的经验包括构建和谈判各种复杂的商业协议,包括股票购买,资产购买,股东,合伙企业,合资企业,特许经营,分销,许可,外包和服务。他还为公共和私营企业客户提供有关日常商业事务的法律建议。

David协调了各种关闭后监管事宜,以及收购后重组和合理化,以帮助客户有效整合最近收购的业务。

他还定期为各行各业的客户提供有关特许经营和分销法律事务的咨询,包括谈判和准备主要特许经营协议,地区开发协议,单一单位特许经营协议,披露文件和相关文件,以及提供咨询和协助客户在系统品牌重塑,监管合规,特许经营收购和剥离以及终止方面。

代表工作

Sistema Educacional Brasileiro(SEB)收购Maple Bear Schools系统的南美主要特许经营权

Belron,收购了Speedy Collision特许经营系统

帝国石油公司将497个Esso品牌零售加油站出售给五个燃料经销商,总收益约为28亿美元

Arby的餐饮集团,遵守加拿大特许经营法规,供应链管理,加拿大礼品卡计划的实施和菜单标签要求

Fred Deeley Imports,将其摩托车分销业务出售给Harley Davidson

MidOcean Partners,收购和出售Noranco

Birch Hill Equity Partners收购MEDIchair特许经营体系

Driven Brands收购Carstar特许经营系统

爱立信加拿大公司收购了BelAir Networks,ConceptWave Software,Telcocell和TimelessMIND

Belron,AppleAutoGlass®和SpeedyGlass®特许经营系统的所有者,以及加拿大和国际上的其他特许经营企业,涉及特许经营系统和特许经营地点的定位,监管合规性以及特许经营文件的准备

Rockstar Bidco是一家技术公司联盟,爱立信以45亿美元的价格收购Nortel Networks的6000多项专利

爱立信以11.3亿美元收购北电的CDMA和LTE业务,以7000万美元收购北电的北美GSM业务,并以6500万美元收购北电的多业务交换机(Passport)业务

大联盟足球与温哥华和蒙特利尔的扩张有关

环球银行(Global Banking Corporation)拟收购Batelco(巴林)与Siva Group(印度)之间成立的合资电信公司印度S Tel 11%股权

Infor Global Solutions通过安排计划收购Workbrain Corporation

Labatt Brewing通过公开收购要约收购Lakeport Brewing Income Fund

维旺迪控股有限公司收购Vivendi Exchangeco所有剩余可交换股份的公众股东

阿克苏诺贝尔通过公开收购要约收购Sico

Geac Computer与Golden Gate收购的安排计划有关

专业资质、协会与荣誉

奖项和认可

 

David在以下出版物中被公认为加拿大领先的特许经营律师:

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada from 2013 through 2018
  • Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2016, 2017 and 2018
  • Who’s Who Legal 2015, 2016 and 2017 (Franchising)
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory for 2014 through 2018
  • Named as a Franchise Times Legal Eagle for 2016 and 2017

专业活动

从2011年到2017年,David是安大略省律师协会特许经营法部门的执行委员。从2015年到2017年,他担任该科的项目协调员。 David共同主持了安大略省律师协会2014年度特许经营法律会议。他还是加拿大特许经营协会,法律和法律事务委员会及其立法和法规小组委员会的成员,并担任法律和法律事务委员会编辑咨询小组委员会主席。 David曾担任加拿大特许经营协会2009年安大略省地区法律日的联合主席,并于2009年至2013年期间担任加拿大特许经营协会法律日计划委员会的成员。

David还是美国律师协会特许经营论坛和国际特许经营协会的成员(Dale&Lessmann是国际特许经营协会供应商论坛的成员)。此外,David还在许多特许经营会议上举办了研讨会和研讨会,并促进了圆桌讨论,并撰写了大量有关特许经营的文章,包括共同授权加拿大特许经营特许经营ABA论坛的“构建扩展到加拿大”一章。

大卫担任课程负责人并出席了各种合资企业和主要商业协议会议,并编辑和撰写了各种公司法出版物,包括编辑和共同编写“加拿大商法”和“加拿大的代理和分销法”。 “教科书。

近期发表

PUBLICATIONS

Co-author – “Structuring an Expansion to Canada”, Chapter 1 of Fundamentals of Franchising Canada, Second Edition, Edited by Peter V. Snell and Larry Weinberg, Forum on Franchising, American Bar Association, 2017.

Co-author – “Now in Effect: British Columbia’s Franchises Act”, Blakes Business Class Bulletin on Franchising, February 9, 2017.

Co-author – “And Then There Were Six: British Columbia’s Franchise Legislation Came into Effect on February 1, 2017, Section Insider, Franchise Law, Ontario Bar Association, February 6, 2017.

Co-author and Editor – “The Commercial Laws of Canada”, Digest of the Commercial Laws of the World, Vol. 2, Ch. 8, pp. 1-194, Thomson Reuters, February 2017.

Co-author – “Amendments to Ontario’s Calorie Disclosure Requirements”, Blakes Business Class Bulletin on Franchising, October 12, 2016.

Co-author – “Counting Calories: Calorie Disclosure Requirements Coming to Ontario Restaurant Menus in 2017”, Section Insider, Franchise Law, Ontario Bar Association, October 11, 2016.

Co-author – “Let’s Eat; New Calorie Disclosure Requirements Coming to an Ontario Restaurant Near You”, Blakes Business Class Bulletin on Franchising, September 26, 2016.

Co-author – “Legislative Update: Electronic Disclosure to Prospective Franchisees Coming to Ontario July 1, 2016”, Blakes Business Class Bulletin on Franchising, June 17, 2016.

Co-author – “Annual Legal and Legislative Update”, Ontario Bar Association 15th Annual Franchise Law Conference, Toronto, Ontario, November 17, 2015.

Co-author – Legal Digest, The Franchise Voice, Volume 15, Issue 2, Spring 2014.

Co-author – “Canada’s New Anti-Spam Legislation – In Force July 1, 2014”, The Franchise Voice, Volume 15, Issue 1, Winter 2014.

Co-author – Legal Digest, The Franchise Voice, Volume 15, Issue 2, Spring 2014.

Co-author – “Acting for the Franchisor: How to Prepare a Disclosure Document”, Ontario Bar Association’s Institute 2014, Toronto, Ontario, February 7, 2014.

Co-author  – “In the Best Interest of the Brand”, Ontario Bar Association 12th Annual Franchise Law Conference, Toronto, Ontario, November 6, 2012.

Author – “Agency and Distribution Law in Canada”, “International Agency & Distribution Agreements”, Volume 4, Thomas F. Clasen and Joseph E. Puchner (Matthew Bender, Rev. Ed.).

Co-author – “Manitoba Franchises Act Comes into Force on October 1, 2012”, Blakes Bulletin on Franchising, April 2012.

Co-author  – “Franchising in Ontario Case Law Update: Sirianni v. Country Style”, Blakes Bulletin on Franchising, March 2012 and republished in the Canadian Corporate Counsel, Volume 21, Number 6, May 2012 (Canada Law Book: Toronto, Ontario).

Co-author – “The Latest Word on Franchising Disclosure Exemptions”, Blakes Bulletin on Franchising, March 2012.

Co-author – “Disclosure Requirements of Ontario's Franchise Legislation and the Rescission Remedy”, Blakes Bulletin on Franchising, March 2012.

Author – “2011 - 2012 Judicial Update: Recent Ontario Cases Regarding Disclosure Exemptions”, Presented at 2012 Canadian Franchise Association Ontario Region Legal Day, Toronto, Ontario, February 2, 2012.

Author – “2011 - 2012 Legislative Update on Canadian Franchise Legislation”, Presented at 2012 Canadian Franchise Association Ontario Region Legal Day, Toronto, Ontario, February 2, 2012.

PROFESSIONAL APPEARANCES

Roundtable Facilitator – “Assessing Materiality for Disclosure Purposes”, Ontario Bar Association 17th Annual Franchise Law Conference, Toronto, Ontario, November 16, 2017.

Co-presenter – “Best Practices for Preparing and Disclosing Earnings Projections and Estimates of Operating Costs”, Canadian Franchise Association Law Day, Canadian Franchise Association, Toronto, Ontario, September 26, 2017.

Co-Chair – “The Fundamentals of Franchise Law in Ontario”, Ontario Bar Association Institute, Toronto, Ontario, February 8, 2017.

Co-Presenter – “Franchise Legislation Comes into Force in British Columbia on February 1 – Are You Ready?” Webinar, Canadian Franchise Association, Toronto, Ontario, December 14, 2016.

Roundtable Facilitator – “Determining Materiality for Disclosure Purposes”, Ontario Bar Association 16th Annual Franchise Law Conference, Toronto, Ontario, November 17, 2016.

Co-Presenter – “Annual Legal and Legislative Update”, Ontario Bar Association 15th Annual Franchise Law Conference, Toronto, Ontario, November 17, 2015.

Presenter – “Joint Venture and Strategic Alliance Agreements”, 21st Negotiating and Drafting Major Business Agreements Conference, Federated Press, Toronto, Ontario, October 7-8, 2015.

Co-Chair –  “Partnerships, Limited Partnerships and Joint Ventures”, 2nd Partnerships, Limited Partnerships and Joint Ventures Course, Federated Press, Toronto, Ontario, June 4 & 5, 2015.

Co-Presenter –  “Determining the Structure to Achieve Business Goals”, Managing Strategic Alliances Course, Federated Press, Toronto, Ontario, April 21 & 22, 2015.

Presenter – “Wishart 101: The Fundamentals of Ontario Franchise Law – An Introduction to the Arthur Wishart Act”, Ontario Bar Association Institute 2015, Toronto, Ontario, February 5, 2015.

Roundtable Facilitator – “The Cora Decision and Its Implication for General Releases”, Canadian Franchise Association, Canadian Franchise Association Law Day 2015, Toronto, Ontario, January 29, 2015

Co-Chair – “Regulation Nation:  Franchising in an Era of Increasing Regulation”, 14th Annual OBA Franchise Law Conference, Toronto, Ontario, November 18, 2014.

Presenter – “Joint Venture and Strategic Alliance Agreements”, 19th Negotiating and Drafting Major Business Agreements Conference, Federated Press, Toronto, Ontario, October 8, 2014.

Co-presenter – “The New Era in Email Marketing: Practical Tips to help Franchisors and Franchisees Comply with Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation” Webinar, Canada Franchise Association, Toronto, Ontario, May 1, 2014.

Presenter – “Determining the Structure to Achieve Business Goals”, Partnerships, Limited Partnerships and Joint Ventures Course, Federated Press, Toronto, Ontario, March 27, 2014.

Co-presenter – “Acting for the Franchisor: How to Prepare a Disclosure Document”, Ontario Bar Association’s Institute 2014, Toronto, Ontario, February 7, 2014.

Roundtable Facilitator – “Disclosure Exemptions”, Ontario Bar Association 13th Annual Franchise Law Conference, Toronto, Ontario, November 19, 2013.

Presenter – “Wishart 101: The Fundamentals of Ontario Franchise Law – An Introduction to the Arthur Wishart Act”, Ontario Bar Association Institute 2013, Toronto, Ontario, February 8, 2013.

MEDIA APPEARANCES

Quoted – “‘Joint-employer’ status could rattle franchise industry: ‘It will be a game-changer’”, Financial Post, June 14, 2016.

Quoted – “The Future of Franchising in Canada”, Lexpert (Online), April 18, 2016.