Frank Zaid is a senior partner in the Toronto, Ontario office of firm of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP. His practice focuses on advising franchisors, franchisee associations, and others involved in franchising on all aspects of Canadian franchise legal matters. He has served as chair of the Supplier Forum of the International Franchise Association and is the past general counsel of the Canadian Franchise Association. In 2002 he was appointed a co-chair of the Uniform Law Conference of Canada Commercial Law Strategy project on a uniform franchise law. This project is intended to develop a uniform franchise for all of the provinces and territories of Canada.