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Court to feuding franchisor: take down that blog post!
  • Allens
  • Australia
  • April 21 2015

The recent Madden v Seafolly appeal sent a very clear warning to business owners about spruiking their own businesses or taking down the competition


Focus: cleaning company franchisor cleaned up by ACCC
  • Allens
  • Australia
  • March 30 2015

The Federal Court has awarded a substantial penalty of $500,000 against a franchisor that had contravened both the Australian Consumer Law and the


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


Recent changes to the franchising code
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • February 9 2015

On 1 January 2015, a new Franchising Code of Conduct (Code) came into effect. The Code is binding on all franchising participants and applies to


A new year, a new Franchising Code of Conduct
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • January 23 2015

On 1 January 2015, the new Franchising Code of Conduct (Code) commenced as a schedule to the Competition and Consumer (Industry Codes- Franchising


New franchising code got questions? We’ll answer them
  • Addisons
  • Australia
  • November 14 2014

On 1 January 2015, the existing Franchising Code of Conduct set out in the Trade Practices (Industry Codes Franchising) Regulations 1998 (Old Code


In touch: Competition law update
  • Allens
  • Australia
  • October 30 2014

In March 2014, the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Agriculture and Industry was directed to inquire into, and report on, country of


Run, fat boy, run!
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • September 22 2014

In the heavy-hitting world of weight loss products, the ACCC is in the race for the long-run, with civil proceedings relating to the SensaSlim


ACCC takes action against Coverall Melbourne for alleged unconscionable conduct
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • September 22 2014

The ACCC has brought Federal Court proceedings against Coverall Cleaning Concepts South East Melbourne Pty Ltd (Coverall Melbourne), a master


Bill to introduce penalty provisions to franchising code
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • September 22 2014

On 4 September 2014, the Federal Parliament passed the Competition and Consumer Amendment (Industry Code Penalties) Bill 2014 (Cth) (the Bill). The