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How much must a franchisor disclose? ACCC launches first proceedings against a franchisor under the revised Franchising Code of Conduct
  • HopgoodGanim
  • Australia
  • September 28 2016

The mandatory Franchising Code of Conduct (the 2015 Code) which commenced on 1 January 2015, requires franchisors to provide a disclosure document to


Franchisors: Is your franchise agreement at risk of being unfair?
  • Gadens
  • Australia
  • September 5 2016

For most franchisors, the period between 1 July and 31 October each year is the time to review and update their franchise system's disclosure


Payroll Tax: Breaking up is hard to do - 5 September 2016
  • HopgoodGanim
  • Australia
  • September 5 2016

This is no romance story, rather a cautionary tale about the payroll tax implications for companies grouped together by the Payroll Tax Acts. In this


Are you Ready for the Extension of the Unfair Contract Terms Regime to Franchise Agreements?
  • K&L Gates
  • Australia
  • July 27 2016

Since 2010, the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) and the ASIC Act have prohibited and made void terms in standard form contracts with consumers that were


Franchisors: Don’t run out to time to prepare your Financial Reports
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 25 2016

Now that the end of financial year has come and gone, it is time for businesses to look at preparing their financial reports for the 20152016


Are you Ready for the Extension of the Unfair Contract Terms Regime to Franchise Agreements?
  • K&L Gates
  • Australia
  • July 14 2016

Since 2010, the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) and the ASIC Act have prohibited and made void terms in standard form contracts with consumers that were


Slicing the Profits: What are the Good Faith Obligations?
  • K&L Gates
  • Australia
  • July 14 2016

A recent decision handed down on 5 February 2016 by the Federal Court of Australia provides an interesting example of how the duty to act in good


False Testimonials and Reviews - Learning From One Franchisors Mistake
  • K&L Gates
  • Australia
  • July 14 2016

A Whistle & Co (1979) Pty Ltd, is a franchisor of an Electrodry Carpet Cleaning business with over 100 franchisees throughout Australia (except in


Franchisor Liability for Workplace Law Breaches
  • K&L Gates
  • Australia
  • July 14 2016

A franchisor can be penalised for the failure of its franchisees to comply with theFair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act), and things may be about to get


Yearly Disclosure Document Update Time
  • K&L Gates
  • Australia
  • July 14 2016

Franchisors with more than one franchisee, must update their disclosure document between 1 July and 31 October each year. Assuming that the franchise