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NLRB General Counsel acknowledges legal stumbling block in joint employment issue, highlights priorities

  • Littler Mendelson
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 29 2014

Speaking at a West Virginia University College of Law event last week, National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Richard F. Griffin, Jr. Pointed

Franchise, antitrust, distribution and dealer newsletter - Fall 2014

  • Briggs and Morgan
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 28 2014

When a failing or disgruntled franchisee in Minnesota decides to bite the bullet and file a lawsuit against a franchisor, the lawsuit will often

New Franchising Code of Conduct to commence on 1 January 2015

  • Thomson Geer
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  • Australia
  • -
  • October 27 2014

Federal Small Business Minister, Bruce Billson MP, has confirmed that the highly anticipated new Franchising Code of Conduct will commence on 1

Federal Government strengthens ACCC’s enforcement powers when dealing with franchises

  • Cooper Grace Ward
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  • Australia
  • -
  • October 24 2014

In brief, the proposed amendments sought to: Introduce a general duty on franchisors and franchisees to act in good faith in their dealings with each

Focus: comply or say bye to your franchise!

  • Allens
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • October 23 2014

With the new Franchising Code of Conduct and civil pecuniary penalties set to commence on 1 January 2015, a recent Full Federal Court decision is a

Claims against franchisors as alleged “employers”

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 22 2014

Government agencies increasingly are prosecuting enforcement actions against franchisors under federal labor and employment laws, claiming that they

Changing product sales strategies: the constraints on franchisors

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • October 16 2014

In A & A (Sydney) Pty Ltd v YUM! Restaurants Australia Pty Ltd 2014 FCA 678, the Federal Court of Australia was asked to determine whether or not

Franchise news: Algeria

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Algeria
  • -
  • October 15 2014

In our emerging markets series, we look at new franchise markets in Africa and Central Asia and discuss key issues faced by franchisors and

Ontario Superior Court refunds franchise fee on the basis of frustration of contract

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 15 2014

The Ontario Superior Court recently affirmed a Small Claims Court decision returning a franchise fee to a franchisee where the franchise location

A cautionary tale on arbitration clauses

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 14 2014

In July 2014, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice released its decision in 2296432 Ontario Ltd v. FOF Franchise Corp. The case involved an action