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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


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