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Federal Government’s response to Code review
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • August 21 2013

In the last Franchising Alert, we discussed the Federal Government's announcement of a review of the Franchising Code of Conduct. Alan Wein was

Franchising bill moves forward in California
  • Armstrong Teasdale LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2013

An update to my previous post regarding the "fair franchising bill" being considered in California's Senate: on Tuesday, April 16, 2013, the

Propcos e-briefing: a recent case on enfranchisement
  • Eversheds
  • United Kingdom
  • May 2 2013

The case of Day v Hosebay Limited gave welcome guidance to the approach to the question "what is a house" for the purposes of the Leasehold Reform

The dishonest lawyer: a cautionary tale for all solicitors and their clients
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • May 1 2013

The High Court case of Cityside Asset Pty Ltd v 1 Solution Ltd 2012 NZHC 1382 involved a breach of a franchise agreement following its termination

Franchisor not liable for sexual harassment claims asserted by franchisee's employee, California high court rules
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • September 9 2014

A franchisor could not be held vicariously liable under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act ("FEHA") for alleged sexual harassment in the

House panel discusses potential revision to joint employer standard
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • September 9 2014

A congressional subcommittee examined the merits and impact of the potential for franchisees and franchisors to be jointly responsible in cases

Franchisors’ on-line business may infringe on rights of franchisees
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • August 5 2014

Many franchisors engage in internet selling, which directly or indirectly competes with franchisees. A recent Court decision holds that such conduct

The door is opening to unionization in franchised operations - NLRB lessens burden to prove franchisor and franchisee are joint employers
  • Roetzel & Andress
  • USA
  • August 1 2014

The General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board made good on his threat to seek to expand the traditional joint employer test. If followed

Contracts - Distribution - Consumer Law: Legal Watch - October 2016
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • European Union
  • October 21 2016

Article 64 of Law No. 016-1088 of 8 August 2016, known as "Loi Travail" (Work Law) provides for franchise networks exceeding three hundred members to

Avoiding and defending Florida license tax audits
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • September 8 2014

Florida hotels and restaurants are facing license tax audits, assessments and penalties in increasing numbers. The Florida Department of Revenue has