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Federal Court delivers Pizza Hut good news
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • March 7 2016

Last week, the Federal Court of Australia published its judgment in the much-publicised class action proceedings brought against Yum! Restaurants


2016 means big business for the ACCC
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • February 24 2016

In his first public address for the year, ACCC Chairman Rod Sims has unveiled the ACCC's 2016 Enforcement and Compliance Policy. The Policy sets out


Harvey Norman franchisee at fault for repairs again!
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • February 9 2016

The Federal Court has imposed a $52,000 penalty on a Harvey Norman franchisee, Bunavit, for making false or misleading representations to customers


Franchising and the new small business ombudsman
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • February 2 2016

Kate Carnell, the former chief executive of the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, was announced on Monday 1 February 2016 as Australia's


Is it necessary for a franchisor to enforce exclusivity clauses in franchise agreements?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • January 25 2016

This franchising update focuses on RPR Maintenance Pty Ltd v Marmax Investments Pty Ltd 2015 FCAFC 127, and the Full Federal Court's interpretation


New Franchising Code celebrates first birthday
  • Cooper Grace Ward
  • Australia
  • January 11 2016

The most recent edition of the Franchising Code of Conduct (Code), which was the most significant change in the regulation of the franchising


ACCC steam cleans Electrodry
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • December 23 2015

The ACCC has been successful in another action over the publishing of false testimonials online. On 18 December 2015, the franchisor of the


It might be misleading, but did you rely on it? The importance of ‘reliance’ in misleading and deceptive conduct claims
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • December 10 2015

Misleading and deceptive conduct as mentioned in past updates is one of the most common causes of franchising disputes. However, franchisees should


Promoting fair work practices in franchisees
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • November 30 2015

Since the new Franchising Code of Conduct came into effect earlier this year, there has been an increased focus on franchise issues. This article


The Snap-on Tools case - a warning to litigious franchisees!
  • Carter Newell
  • Australia
  • November 30 2015

The NSW Court of Appeal recently dismissed a claim by a franchisee who sued the franchisor for loss or damage because the franchisee was not able to