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Your word is your bond: Why franchise agreements will usually be enforceable?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • June 8 2016

It is an old fashioned saying which many dismiss as having little relevance to today’s ever changing technology driven world: “your word is your


Franchisor’s obligations when setting marketing strategies
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 29 2016

Representative proceedings were commenced by a Pizza Hut franchisee, Diab Pty Ltd, (Franchisee) on behalf of all (apart from 11) Australian


Issuing your own Franchise Documents - the importance of getting it right
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • March 17 2016

Franchise Agreements are legally binding documents that govern the business relationship between Franchisors and their Franchisees. As well as


It might be misleading, but did you rely on it? The importance of ‘reliance’ in misleading and deceptive conduct claims
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • December 10 2015

Misleading and deceptive conduct as mentioned in past updates is one of the most common causes of franchising disputes. However, franchisees should


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


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


Unfair contract terms expansion to small business
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 31 2015

The Commonwealth Government has introduced the Treasury Legislation Amendment (Small Business and Unfair Contract Terms) Bill 2015 (Bill) into


Substance over form: is your agreement captured by the Franchising Code of Conduct?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 31 2015

The Franchising Code of Conduct (Code) provides important protections to franchisees that aim to reduce the perceived inequality of bargaining power


Authoring your own misfortune: how decisions you make can result in you causing yourself loss.
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 29 2015

A common element of most franchise litigation is that one party caused another party loss through specific conduct. This is often described as either


Unfair contract terms expansion to small businesses - what is the potential impact for franchises?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • June 30 2015

The Commonwealth Government is in the process of consulting and finalising legislation to extend the unfair contract terms provisions contained in the