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Small business, major gripes

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • 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
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  • Australia
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  • 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
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  • Australia
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  • 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
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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

Exclusive Dealing: are you engaging in prohibited conduct?

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • 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

The ACCC targets hire car companies for overcharging for damage repairs the Federal Court orders a $200,000 civil penalty

  • Cordato Partners
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  • Australia
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  • July 15 2013

The former Tasmanian Europcar hire car franchisee has admitted to deliberately overcharging its customers for repairs to damaged rental cars; and in

Franchising code review: where does the ACCC stand?

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • May 17 2013

In our February edition of Franchising Update we discussed the history of the Franchising Code of Conduct (Code) review process, as well as the

Enforcement priorities in action - ACCC sues over ACL consumer guarantees representations

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • December 6 2012

The ACCC is taking action against what it sees as false and misleading representations about the ACL's consumer guarantees

Price signalling: new developments and impact on franchises

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • April 20 2011

On 24 March 2011, the Commonwealth Government introduced a bill to reform private information disclosures of pricing practices between competitors

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