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Hold on to your steering wheels introducing the unfair contract and unjust conduct regime to motor vehicle dealer agreements

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • December 4 2013

Australia's automotive industry looks set to face more challenges following the introduction of the Motor Dealers and Repairers Act 2013 (Act) in New

Proposed legislation likely to cause a review of all motor dealer networks

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • November 11 2013

The Motor Dealers and Repairers Bill 2013 (NSW) introduced to the NSW Parliament on Friday, 25 October 2013, is likely to cause vehicle manufacturers

Franchise agreements and the duty of good faith: implied or not be implied?

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • December 7 2010

The debate surrounding the concept of good faith in commercial contracts has recently been re-ignited as a result of proposed legislation in SA and WA and the recent decision in the NSW Supreme Court of AMC Commercial Cleaning (NSW) Pty Ltd v Coade 2010 NSWSC 832

The cartel conduct provisions 1 year on what has the change been for franchised and dealer networks?

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • September 27 2010

The key "cartel conduct" amendments (Cartel Provisions) to the Trade Practices Act 1974 (Cth) (TPA) came into effect last year on 24 July

Franchising survey into recruitment

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • Australia, Global
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  • March 30 2010

Franchisee recruitment is an issue in Australia and globally

Retail is detail

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
  • -
  • February 5 2010

Many of the articles we read about retail and franchising focus on strategic issues

Are franchisors caught by the Tax Agent Services Act 2009 (Cth)?

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • February 5 2010

Franchisors that provide services to assist franchisees with their obligations under GST, FBT and PAYG withholding laws, among others, need to consider whether new laws, to commence 1 March 2010, will require them to be registered as Business Activity Statement (BAS) agents or to modify franchise agreements and services to franchises so that regulation will not be necessary

Unconscionable conduct inquiry

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • February 5 2010

On November 27, 2009 the Minister for Small Business Dr Craig Emerson announced the establishment of an expert panel to consider unconscionable conduct

FWA awards Domino's franchises single interest authorisations

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • February 5 2010

Fair Work Australia (FWA) has made "single interest employer authorisations" under s248 of the Fair Work Act covering 156 Domino's Pizza Enterprises Ltd franchisees, allowing them to bargain together for a single enterprise agreement