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

  • Holman Webb
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  • Australia
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  • September 15 2014

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

Online selling by franchisors - breaking down territories

  • Holman Webb
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  • Australia
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  • September 15 2014

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

Privacy update: Privacy reforms is your franchise system compliant?

  • Holman Webb
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  • Australia
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  • September 15 2014

The amendments to the Privacy Act 1988 (the Act) came into force in March 2014 and introduced major reforms to the way Commonwealth Government

Unfair contracts legislation another concern for franchisors?

  • Holman Webb
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  • Australia
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  • September 15 2014

Standard form contracts are often used by businesses as a convenient way of allowing parties to enter into arrangements quickly, and to provide the

Pizza price wars and a franchisee rebellion

  • Holman Webb
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  • Australia
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  • September 15 2014

In June 2014 eighty Pizza Hut franchisees applied for an injunction to stop their franchisor YUM! Restaurants Australia Pty Ltd (Yum) from

ACCC expresses concern with mobile services franchisor

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • September 12 2014

On 20 August 2014, the ACCC accepted a court enforceable undertaking from Express Mobile Services Pty Ltd, a mobile professional services franchise

Is it all there? Disclosure for franchises

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • September 10 2014

Allegations of incorrect or non-compliant disclosure prior to entering into a franchise agreement are often raised in disputes between franchisors

Blogger liable for misleading and deceptive conduct

  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
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  • Australia
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  • September 1 2014

In Nextra Australia Pty Limited v Fletcher 2014 FCA 399 the Federal Court held that a blogger was liable for misleading comments that he made about

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