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Franchisors in the fray as ACCC announces objectives for the year ahead

  • Cooper Grace Ward
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  • Australia
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  • March 5 2015

In a recent speech, ACCC Chairman Rod Sims announced the ACCC's enforcement and compliance priorities for 2015. Of particular importance for

‘Guns in trunks’ and franchisor liability highlight proposed Tennessee employment law changes

  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 4 2015

Barring the firing of an employee for legally bringing a firearm to work and liability protection for franchisors highlight the employment law

California district court enforces forum selection clause against area representative

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 3 2015

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of California recently upheld a forum selection clause in favor of a franchisor and

IFA announces effort to fight attacks on franchise model

  • Armstrong Teasdale LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 28 2015

2014 was a challenging year for franchising. While franchising growth was strong (with growth through franchising outpacing growth in the economy

What applies and when? Unraveling the application of the amendments to the Franchising Code

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • February 27 2015

After much anticipation the new Franchising Code of Conduct (Code) came into effect from 1 January 2015. However, the application of the Code is not

National Labor Relations Board broadens joint employer doctrine

  • GrayRobinson, P.A.
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  • USA
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  • February 25 2015

For many years, the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB" or the "Board") and the Courts have considered that two entities constitute a joint

Australia - ACCC powers expanded under new Franchising Code of Conduct

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
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  • February 19 2015

On 1 January 2015, a new mandatory Franchising Code of Conduct (Code) was introduced in Australia. The new Code contained a breadth of changes to the

Federal court finds franchisor’s conduct not so squeaky clean

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • February 18 2015

In late January, Justice Murphy handed down a scathing judgement against South East Melbourne Cleaning (in Liquidation), formerly known as Coverall

Franchises beware! There’s a new code in town!

  • Kliger Partners
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  • Australia
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  • February 17 2015

Franchisors and franchisees need to be aware of their changed rights and obligations under the new Franchising Code of Conduct ("New Code"). The New

Franchising: Parliament has simplified conditions for conducting business

  • Vasil Kisil & Partners
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  • Ukraine
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  • February 16 2015

This information will be useful both for all companies that are already developing their own franchise networks and for entrepreneurs who are just