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Is it all there? Disclosure for franchises

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • September 10 2014

Allegations of incorrect or non-compliant disclosure prior to entering into a franchise agreement are often raised in disputes between franchisors

Protecting your franchise’s online reputation: Nextra v Fletcher

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • July 14 2014

Franchisees and franchisors have a commercial interest in maintaining their franchise's online reputation as this is part of the branding or image of

Restraints of trade: effective in a franchise agreement?

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • June 11 2014

It is not uncommon to see a restraint of trade clause in a franchise agreement. Generally, the restraint will act to prevent a franchisee and key

Choice of law & venue for disputes: how these choices can affect franchises

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • May 22 2014

In last month's update we looked at the Government's proposed changes to the Franchising Code of Conduct (the Code). One of these changes was to

Heavy price for misleading and deceptive conduct

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • April 22 2014

The recent decision of Brotherson v Hursle Pty Ltd 2013 QDC 257 demonstrates the severe consequences for businesses that make representations that

Unhappy franchisees are not always successful when bringing claims

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • March 17 2014

The recent case of Traderight (NSW) Pty Ltd & Ors v Bank of Queensland Limited 2014 NSWSC 55 demonstrates the variety of disputes that can arise

Preventing franchise disputes

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • February 10 2014

Within Australia franchises are a popular structure by which to operate a business. However, disputes revolving around franchise agreements are

Frustrated franchisor unable to recover fees

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • January 7 2014

The decision of M.T. Franchising Pty Ltd v Murlay Views Pty Ltd & Anor 2013 QDC 179 demonstrates the potential enforcement difficulties that can

Failure to launch: difficulties in establishing misleading or deceptive conduct

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 13 2013

The recent decision of St Leger Investments Pty Ltd v True Blue James Pty Ltd & Ors 2013 FCCA 601 identifies the difficulties franchisees can face

When franchisees breach: limiting damage

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • July 18 2013

The cases of Cafe2U Pty Limited v Bishambu Pty Ltd and Health Club Brands Limited v Colven Botany Limited are examples of franchisees abandoning