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Pizza pricing problems: Federal Court refuses interlocutory injunction

  • Cooper Grace Ward
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • 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

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

  • Cooper Grace Ward
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • 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

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

  • Cooper Grace Ward
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • July 22 2014

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

Franchising Code reform a step closer

  • Thomson Geer
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • 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

Online selling by franchisors - breaking down territories

  • Holman Webb
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  • Australia
  • -
  • July 7 2014

In the United States, the issue of the competition between 'bricks and mortar' retail franchises and the online channel conducted by the franchisor

Australia introduces new duty of good faith

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • July 1 2014

Australia is set to amend the mandatory Franchising Code of Conduct (the Code) and the Competition and Consumer Act (the CCA). The changes are likely

Spar match-round 2 do you have to update your disclosure document on 1 July?

  • Holman Webb
  • -
  • Australia, Canada
  • -
  • June 25 2014

There has been some recent speculation amongst franchise lawyers about the potential impact of the recent Federal Court appeal decision in the case

When will a restraint of trade clause in a business sale be reasonable?: RPR Maintenance Pty Ltd v Marmax Investments Pty Ltd 2014 FCA 409

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
  • -
  • June 24 2014

This case provides a useful summary and analysis of the factors that a court will consider when deciding whether a restraint in a sale of business