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One step closer to new franchising laws

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • August 14 2014

Some of these recommendations are one step closer to becoming a reality, with the introduction of the Consumer Amendment (Industry Code Penalties

Franchisors’ on-line business may infringe on rights of franchisees

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • August 5 2014

Many franchisors engage in internet selling, which directly or indirectly competes with franchisees. A recent Court decision holds that such conduct

Franchisors: let’s get fiscal! keeping financial disclosure current

  • Thomson Geer
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  • Australia
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  • August 4 2014

With another end of financial year comes the time to update your disclosure documentsbut is that enough? A recent Federal Court decision

Franchises and safety: who is in control?

  • Lander & Rogers
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  • Australia
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  • July 30 2014

Employing around half a million people and representing between $130 and $150 billion to the Australian economy per annum, franchises are an

Pizza pricing problems: Federal Court refuses interlocutory injunction

  • Cooper Grace Ward
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  • Australia
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  • July 25 2014

In a recent case out of the Federal Court, A&A (Sydney) Pty Ltd v YUM! Restaurants Australia Pty Ltd 2014 FCA 678, Pizza Hut franchisees were

Clean carpets, says who? ACCC commences action against Electrodry for false testimonials

  • Cooper Grace Ward
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  • Australia
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  • July 22 2014

Electrodry is a large carpet, drapery, grout and upholstery cleaning service with over 100 Australian franchises. The ACCC claims that the

Marking their territory: federal court rules on restraint clauses in franchise agreements

  • Cooper Grace Ward
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  • Australia
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  • July 22 2014

RPR Maintenance Pty Ltd (RPR) was a franchisee of Spanline Weatherstrong Building Systems Pty Ltd (Spanline), a designer, manufacturer and seller of

Franchising Code reform a step closer

  • Thomson Geer
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  • Australia
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  • July 18 2014

Australia yesterday moved one step closer towards a new regime of franchise regulation, with the introduction into parliament of the Competition and

Protecting your franchise’s online reputation: Nextra v Fletcher

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • July 14 2014

Franchisees and franchisors have a commercial interest in maintaining their franchise's online reputation as this is part of the branding or image of

Pizza Hut franchisees unsuccessful in first attempt to restrain franchisor from imposing lower prices

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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  • Australia
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  • July 14 2014

On 24 June 2014, Justice Jagot of the Federal Court declined to grant 80 Pizza Hut franchisees an interlocutory injunction restraining the franchisor