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Good faith in franchise relationships
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • March 29 2015

The debate surrounding the inclusion of a duty of good faith in franchise arrangements has been clarified by the introduction of a new good faith


Time to play fair
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • March 27 2015

Now, more than ever, franchisors need to take a look at their contracts and practices and make sure that they align with the new regime of fairness


Code refresh for franchisors
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • March 26 2015

Most of you will now be aware that the new Franchising Code of Conduct (the Code) came into effect on 1 January 2015. The new penalty provisions in


A timely reminder franchisors ‘intentional recklessness’ leads to pecuniary penalties of $500,000
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • March 26 2015

With the recent amendment of the Franchising Code, the case of Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v South East Melbourne Cleaning Pty Ltd


Civil penalties under the new Franchising Code of Conduct
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • March 24 2015

On 1 January 2015 a new Franchising Code of Conduct (the Code) was introduced. It applies to all conduct on or after 1 January 2015. If a franchise


Unfair contract terms regime expected to extend to franchise agreements from 1 July
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • March 23 2015

On Friday 20 March 2015, Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Small Business Minister Bruce Billson announced that the unfair contract terms regime


A timely reminder franchisors ‘intentional recklessness’ leads to pecuniary penalties
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • March 18 2015

With the recent amendment of the Franchising Code, the case of Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v South East Melbourne Cleaning Pty Ltd


Not holding leases for franchised stores? Think again!
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • March 10 2015

Commercial Partner, Andrea Pane looks at how careful consideration of whether to hold leases for franchised stores can then have benefits for


Franchisors in the fray as ACCC announces objectives for the year ahead
  • Cooper Grace Ward
  • Australia
  • March 5 2015

In a recent speech, ACCC Chairman Rod Sims announced the ACCC's enforcement and compliance priorities for 2015. Of particular importance for


What applies and when? Unraveling the application of the amendments to the Franchising Code
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • February 27 2015

After much anticipation the new Franchising Code of Conduct (Code) came into effect from 1 January 2015. However, the application of the Code is not