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Amendments to the Franchising Code of Conduct
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • April 17 2014

The Government has released for public consultation an exposure draft of amendments to the Franchising Code of Conduct. On 2 April 2014, the


The most sweeping reform to the Franchising Code and unconscionable conduct laws in 12 years
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • March 3 2010

Following the findings of an expert panel, the government announced changes to the Franchising Code of Conduct (Code) and unconscionable conduct laws in November 2009


Expert Panel reports on unconscionable conduct
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • March 5 2010

The Expert Panel appointed by Minister Craig Emerson has published its final report, entitled Strengthening statutory unconscionable conduct and the Franchising Code of Conduct


Franchising survey into recruitment
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia, Global
  • March 30 2010

Franchisee recruitment is an issue in Australia and globally


Retail is detail
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • February 5 2010

Many of the articles we read about retail and franchising focus on strategic issues


Are franchisors caught by the Tax Agent Services Act 2009 (Cth)?
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • February 5 2010

Franchisors that provide services to assist franchisees with their obligations under GST, FBT and PAYG withholding laws, among others, need to consider whether new laws, to commence 1 March 2010, will require them to be registered as Business Activity Statement (BAS) agents or to modify franchise agreements and services to franchises so that regulation will not be necessary


Unconscionable conduct inquiry
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • February 5 2010

On November 27, 2009 the Minister for Small Business Dr Craig Emerson announced the establishment of an expert panel to consider unconscionable conduct


FWA awards Domino's franchises single interest authorisations
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • February 5 2010

Fair Work Australia (FWA) has made "single interest employer authorisations" under s248 of the Fair Work Act covering 156 Domino's Pizza Enterprises Ltd franchisees, allowing them to bargain together for a single enterprise agreement


Imminent changes to the Franchising Code
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • June 10 2010

Changes to the Franchising Code will take effect from 1 July 2010


Franchisors must comply with new disclosure and dispute resolution requirements from 1 July 2010
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 10 2010

From 1 July 2010 Australian franchisors will need to comply with expanded disclosure requirements which not only will mean they must make changes to their disclosure documents, but also must begin collecting new types of information