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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


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


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


End of Financial Year Accounting Requirements
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 11 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


Stricter laws for franchisors? Responses to the 7-Eleven wage scandal
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • June 15 2016

In April 2016, the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) released the report on its Inquiry into the 7-Eleven franchise network. The FWO found evidence that a


Your secret weapon against franchisee ‘poachers’ (or the best form of defence is offence)
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • June 14 2016

Have you ever wondered what you can do to stop rival franchise networks from poaching your best franchisees? A recent Federal Court of Australia case