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Australia introduces new duty of good faith

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • 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

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

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • 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

Full Federal Court allows ACCC appeal and BAJV cross-appeal

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • 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

Wein’s world the sequel

  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • April 18 2014

The Abbott Government has announced significant changes to federal franchising law, proposed to come into effect from 1 January 2015. The changes

Small business, major gripes

  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • February 26 2014

The ACCC has launched its latest edition of the Small Business in Focus half yearly report, summarising the ACCC's activities in the small business

ACCC to target franchisors

  • Cooper Grace Ward
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 10 2013

The ACCC has announced that it will commence a new round of audits focusing on franchises in the takeaway food and health and fitness industries

Notifications and applications for authorisation to the ACCC : examples

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 14 2013

In the October 2013 edition of the Franchising Update we examined the circumstances in which a franchisor may fall foul of the exclusive dealing

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

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • 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

Exclusive Dealing: are you engaging in prohibited conduct?

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • October 17 2013

It is a fundamental part of franchising that all franchisees within a system will provide the same products andor services to their customers. Many