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End of Financial Year Accounting Requirements
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 11 2016

Now that the end of financial year has come and gone, it is time for businesses to look at preparing their financial reports for the 20152016


Stricter laws for franchisors? Responses to the 7-Eleven wage scandal
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • June 15 2016

In April 2016, the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) released the report on its Inquiry into the 7-Eleven franchise network. The FWO found evidence that a


Your secret weapon against franchisee ‘poachers’ (or the best form of defence is offence)
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • June 14 2016

Have you ever wondered what you can do to stop rival franchise networks from poaching your best franchisees? A recent Federal Court of Australia case


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