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Not holding leases for franchised stores? Think again!
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • March 10 2015

Commercial Partner, Andrea Pane looks at how careful consideration of whether to hold leases for franchised stores can then have benefits for


SPAR, groceries and the importance of ‘current’ disclosure under the Franchising Code
  • Cooper Grace Ward
  • Australia
  • November 17 2014

Is it enough for franchisors to simply update their disclosure document at the end of each financial year? A recent decision of the Full Court of the


Pizza pricing problems: Federal Court refuses interlocutory injunction
  • Cooper Grace Ward
  • Australia
  • July 25 2014

In a recent case out of the Federal Court, A&A (Sydney) Pty Ltd v YUM! Restaurants Australia Pty Ltd 2014 FCA 678, Pizza Hut franchisees were


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


Pizza Hut franchisees unsuccessful in first attempt to restrain franchisor from imposing lower prices
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • July 14 2014

On 24 June 2014, Justice Jagot of the Federal Court declined to grant 80 Pizza Hut franchisees an interlocutory injunction restraining the franchisor


Marking their territory: federal court rules on restraint clauses in franchise agreements
  • Cooper Grace Ward
  • Australia
  • July 22 2014

RPR Maintenance Pty Ltd (RPR) was a franchisee of Spanline Weatherstrong Building Systems Pty Ltd (Spanline), a designer, manufacturer and seller of


New franchising code got questions? We’ll answer them
  • Addisons
  • Australia
  • November 14 2014

On 1 January 2015, the existing Franchising Code of Conduct set out in the Trade Practices (Industry Codes Franchising) Regulations 1998 (Old Code


Clean carpets, says who? ACCC commences action against Electrodry for false testimonials
  • Cooper Grace Ward
  • Australia
  • July 22 2014

Electrodry is a large carpet, drapery, grout and upholstery cleaning service with over 100 Australian franchises. The ACCC claims that the


Small business, major gripes
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • February 26 2014

The ACCC has launched its latest edition of the Small Business in Focus half yearly report, summarising the ACCC's activities in the small business


Coalition's franchising review could mean hefty penalties for franchisors
  • Cooper Grace Ward
  • Australia
  • February 11 2014

New statements by the federal government suggest that franchisors in breach of franchising regulations could soon face penalties of up to $50,000