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7-Eleven franchisee punished for underpayment of employees
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • June 9 2016

Following extensive media coverage and an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman, the Federal Circuit Court has handed down the first penalty


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


Employers on notice: You will be held to account
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • May 26 2016

On 2 May 2016 in an address to the Australian Industry Group PIR Conference, Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) Natalie James noted that "this year, 94 of


The importance of franchise disclosure documents - lessons from ACCC v SensaSlim
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • May 19 2016

On 11 May 2016, Justice Yates of the Federal Court ordered SensaSlim Australia Pty Ltd (in liquidation) (SensaSlim) to pay a penalty of $3.55 million


Top tips for franchisors entering Australia
  • Dentons
  • Australia
  • May 18 2016

The franchising industry is projected to post annualised growth of 2.8 per cent over the next five years according to a recent report by IBIS World1


Petroleum Contract Series: Striking a balance in branding agreements
  • Moulis Legal
  • Australia
  • May 5 2016

Australia has approximately 6,500 retail service stations, with the majority branded as one of the major oil companies, such as BP, Caltex, Mobil or


Global trends in franchise regulation - recent developments
  • Sotos LLP
  • Australia, Canada, USA
  • May 2 2016

We have recently witnessed some major changes to franchise legislation in both California and Australia. Developments in these jurisdictions are of


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


Pizza Hut franchisees fail in their legal challenge to Pizza Hut’s new product and pricing policy
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • April 18 2016

The franchisees claimed that the franchisor had breached its obligations under the franchise agreement, was negligent and had engaged in


Cheap delivery pizza allowed Pizza Hut’s franchisees fail in class action
  • MARQUE Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 8 2016

Cheap delivery pizza; loved for generations by hung over students and lazy corporate workers. But it appears 190 (out of a possible 200) Pizza Hut