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Online selling by franchisors - breaking down territories

  • Holman Webb
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  • Australia
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  • 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
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  • Australia
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  • 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
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  • 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

New consumer laws impact upon franchising

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Australia
  • -
  • June 23 2014

Two sets of new consumer laws are set to have an impact on franchisors that deal with consumers either directly or through their franchisees. The two

Nine Harvey Norman franchisees ordered to pay total penalties of $234,000 for misleading consumers

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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  • Australia
  • -
  • June 18 2014

The Federal Court recently ordered a further three Harvey Norman franchisees, Gordon Superstore Pty Ltd, Mandurvit Pty Ltd, and Avitalb Pty Ltd, to

Taxsmart to repay franchise fees for misleading conduct

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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  • Australia
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  • June 18 2014

On 16 May 2014, in proceedings brought by the ACCC, the Federal Court ordered by consent that Taxsmart Group Pty Ltd, Taxsmart Franchising Pty Ltd

New Franchising Code of Conduct

  • Kelly & Co
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  • Australia
  • -
  • June 13 2014

Alan Wein conducted a review of the Code (currently in operation) in 2013, which resulted in the publication of the Review of the Franchising Code

Restraints of trade: effective in a franchise agreement?

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • June 11 2014

It is not uncommon to see a restraint of trade clause in a franchise agreement. Generally, the restraint will act to prevent a franchisee and key

Full Federal Court allows ACCC appeal and BAJV cross-appeal

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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  • Australia
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  • May 30 2014

On 2 May 2014, the Full Federal Court allowed an appeal by the ACCC of the penalty orders made by Justice Marshall on 8 July 2013 against the former