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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

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

ACCC takes action against Electrodry over fake online testimonials

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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  • Australia
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  • July 31 2014

On 1 July 2014, the ACCC commenced proceedings against A Whistle (1979) Pty Ltd (A Whistle), the franchisor of the Electrodry Carpet Cleaning

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

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

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

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