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Government releases Exposure Draft of new code: proposed changes and how to have your say

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • April 8 2014

On Wednesday 2 April 2014, the Minister for Small Business, the Hon Bruce Bilson MP, released: 'Future of Franchising' - a statement which outlines

Unhappy franchisees are not always successful when bringing claims

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • March 17 2014

The recent case of Traderight (NSW) Pty Ltd & Ors v Bank of Queensland Limited 2014 NSWSC 55 demonstrates the variety of disputes that can arise

Preventing franchise disputes

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • February 10 2014

Within Australia franchises are a popular structure by which to operate a business. However, disputes revolving around franchise agreements are

Frustrated franchisor unable to recover fees

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • January 7 2014

The decision of M.T. Franchising Pty Ltd v Murlay Views Pty Ltd & Anor 2013 QDC 179 demonstrates the potential enforcement difficulties that can

Notifications and applications for authorisation to the ACCC : examples

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • November 14 2013

In the October 2013 edition of the Franchising Update we examined the circumstances in which a franchisor may fall foul of the exclusive dealing

Exclusive Dealing: are you engaging in prohibited conduct?

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • October 17 2013

It is a fundamental part of franchising that all franchisees within a system will provide the same products andor services to their customers. Many

Failure to launch: difficulties in establishing misleading or deceptive conduct

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • September 13 2013

The recent decision of St Leger Investments Pty Ltd v True Blue James Pty Ltd & Ors 2013 FCCA 601 identifies the difficulties franchisees can face

Government response to 2013 Wein Review

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • August 16 2013

On 24 July 2013, the federal government released its response to the review of the Franchising Code of Conduct conducted by Mr Alan Wein. The report

When franchisees breach: limiting damage

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • -
  • July 18 2013

The cases of Cafe2U Pty Limited v Bishambu Pty Ltd and Health Club Brands Limited v Colven Botany Limited are examples of franchisees abandoning

2013 Franchise Review: the Wein recommendations

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • June 19 2013

Mr Alan Wein published his report on the Review of the Franchising Code of Conduct as commissioned by the Minister for Small Business, Gary Gray, and