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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

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

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