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New law requires franchisors to revise agreement forms used in Australia
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • November 24 2015

Australia recently enacted legislation that will extend an existing regime restricting “unfair contract terms” in consumer contracts to standard form

Fairness in franchising: a new Australian legislative requirement
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • November 23 2015

2015 has been a landmark year for the regulation of franchising in Australia, introducing a significantly enhanced Franchising Code with financial

Disruption mediation?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • November 23 2015

Disruption is the current buzz word being applied to describe events, developments or people who are challenging the traditional ways and means of

Mind your Ts and Cs! unfair contract protections have now been extended to small businesses
  • Kliger Partners
  • Australia
  • November 2 2015

Since 2010, the Australian Consumer Law ("ACL") has prohibited the inclusion of unfair contract terms in standard form contracts with individual

Will the ‘joint employment’ concept take hold in Australia?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • Australia, USA
  • October 28 2015

When does a person who works within a business, but isn't on the 'books' of the business owner, become an employee? This issue has been litigated

New small business unfair contract terms regime - your franchise agreements could become unenforceable
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • October 28 2015

Legislation has been passed to extend the unfair contract term protections to small business contracts. Prior to being passed, the legislation was

Misleading & deceptive conduct: still the no. 1 problem for franchises
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • October 20 2015

The ACCC's recent Small Business in Focus report reveals the latest small business and franchising enquiries and complaints data. Of significance

"Bad call”: non-disclosure by franchisor of franchisee wage costs
  • The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
  • Australia
  • October 13 2015

The 7-Eleven wage scandal puts the spotlight on franchisees, franchisors and the obligation to pay employees their proper wages. But whose problem is

What has the ACCC been up to lately in the consumer markets space?
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • September 25 2015

Each year, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) publically confirms its enforcement priorities for the upcoming year. The ACCC

Don’t throw it away! What documents should franchisors keep?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • September 17 2015

This month’s franchising update focuses on what documents should be kept by franchisors to both ensure compliance with their legal obligations and