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The story of blow dry bar: no fairy tale ending for Castle Hill franchise
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 23 2015

Misleading and deceptive conduct remains one of the most frequent allegations arising in franchise disputes. The recent decision of Carazi Pty Ltd v


A timely reminder franchisors ‘intentional recklessness’ leads to pecuniary penalties of $500,000
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • March 26 2015

With the recent amendment of the Franchising Code, the case of Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v South East Melbourne Cleaning Pty Ltd


A timely reminder franchisors ‘intentional recklessness’ leads to pecuniary penalties
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • March 18 2015

With the recent amendment of the Franchising Code, the case of Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v South East Melbourne Cleaning Pty Ltd


What applies and when? Unraveling the application of the amendments to the Franchising Code
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • February 27 2015

After much anticipation the new Franchising Code of Conduct (Code) came into effect from 1 January 2015. However, the application of the Code is not


Disclosing earnings information: get it right
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • January 27 2015

There was much said about the anticipated effects of the amendments to the Franchising Code of Conduct (Code), which came into force on 1 January


D-day: 1 Jan 2015 are you ready for the new franchising code?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • November 27 2014

The countdown is on until the implementation of the new franchising regime with the changes coming into effect on 1 January 2015. The legislation has


Changing product sales strategies: the constraints on franchisors
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • October 16 2014

In A & A (Sydney) Pty Ltd v YUM! Restaurants Australia Pty Ltd 2014 FCA 678, the Federal Court of Australia was asked to determine whether or not


Is it all there? Disclosure for franchises
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • September 10 2014

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


One step closer to new franchising laws
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 14 2014

Some of these recommendations are one step closer to becoming a reality, with the introduction of the Consumer Amendment (Industry Code Penalties


Protecting your franchise’s online reputation: Nextra v Fletcher
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • 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