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Recent trends in franchising

  • ENSafrica
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  • South Africa
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  • September 30 2014

In recent years one of the key features of the South African business landscape has been the inbound investment of major retail players. Many of the

Georgia Court of Appeals rules franchisees can assert claims for relief under Georgia’s tort statute for violating the FTC Franchise Rule

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 30 2014

The Georgia Court of Appeals recently upheld a judgment entered on a jury verdict against a franchisor for violating the Federal Trade Commission's

Corporate parents may face more claims by franchisee employees (says the Fifth Circuit)

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 30 2014

Less than two months ago, on July 29, 2014, the National Labor Relations (NLRB) made an announcement that it intends to hold franchisors legally

Restaurant franchisors targeted by NLRB and DOL for claims they are joint employers of franchisees' employees

  • Ford & Harrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 26 2014

Restaurant franchisors are facing efforts from both the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to make them

DHS investigation leads to largest worksite enforcement forfeiture in ICE history

  • Jackson Lewis PC
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  • USA
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  • September 25 2014

Five franchisees and operators of 7-Eleven, Inc. stores located throughout Long Island, New York and Virginia plead guilty to committing wire fraud

Putative class members not lovin’ it court denies conditional certification of supersized McDonald’s FLSA class of more than 1,000

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • September 23 2014

McDonald's, the fast food giant known for supersizing its orders, avoided conditional certification of an FLSA collective action this week based on

New Commentary from North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA)

  • Greensfelder Hemker & Gale PC
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  • USA
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  • September 23 2014

On September 16, 2014, the Franchise and Business Opportunity Project Group of the North American Securities Administrators Association ("NASAA"

Non-compete and forum selection clauses in franchise agreement binding on franchisee who signed it and on his wife who didn’t

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 23 2014

A Florida franchisee executed a franchise agreement (FA) containing a non-compete provision and a Pennsylvania forum selection clause. Following

ACCC takes action against Coverall Melbourne for alleged unconscionable conduct

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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  • Australia
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  • September 22 2014

The ACCC has brought Federal Court proceedings against Coverall Cleaning Concepts South East Melbourne Pty Ltd (Coverall Melbourne), a master

Bill to introduce penalty provisions to franchising code

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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  • Australia
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  • September 22 2014

On 4 September 2014, the Federal Parliament passed the Competition and Consumer Amendment (Industry Code Penalties) Bill 2014 (Cth) (the Bill). The