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Disruption mediation?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • November 23 2015

Disruption is the current buzz word being applied to describe events, developments or people who are challenging the traditional ways and means of


Mind your Ts and Cs! unfair contract protections have now been extended to small businesses
  • Kliger Partners
  • Australia
  • November 2 2015

Since 2010, the Australian Consumer Law ("ACL") has prohibited the inclusion of unfair contract terms in standard form contracts with individual


New small business unfair contract terms regime - your franchise agreements could become unenforceable
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • October 28 2015

Legislation has been passed to extend the unfair contract term protections to small business contracts. Prior to being passed, the legislation was


Will the ‘joint employment’ concept take hold in Australia?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • Australia, USA
  • October 28 2015

When does a person who works within a business, but isn't on the 'books' of the business owner, become an employee? This issue has been litigated


Misleading & deceptive conduct: still the no. 1 problem for franchises
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • October 20 2015

The ACCC's recent Small Business in Focus report reveals the latest small business and franchising enquiries and complaints data. Of significance


"Bad call”: non-disclosure by franchisor of franchisee wage costs
  • The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
  • Australia
  • October 13 2015

The 7-Eleven wage scandal puts the spotlight on franchisees, franchisors and the obligation to pay employees their proper wages. But whose problem is


What has the ACCC been up to lately in the consumer markets space?
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • September 25 2015

Each year, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) publically confirms its enforcement priorities for the upcoming year. The ACCC


Don’t throw it away! What documents should franchisors keep?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • September 17 2015

This month’s franchising update focuses on what documents should be kept by franchisors to both ensure compliance with their legal obligations and


When is a distribution agreement not a distribution agreement? When the NSW Court of Appeal determines that it is a franchise agreement! Workplace Safety Australia v Simple OHS Solutions Pty Ltd 2015 NSW CA 84
  • Addisons
  • Australia
  • September 8 2015

The New South Wales Court of Appeal was required recently to consider whether an exclusive distribution agreement constituted a “franchise agreement”


Unfair contract terms expansion to small business
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 31 2015

The Commonwealth Government has introduced the Treasury Legislation Amendment (Small Business and Unfair Contract Terms) Bill 2015 (Bill) into