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Federal Government strengthens ACCC’s enforcement powers when dealing with franchises
  • Cooper Grace Ward
  • Australia
  • October 24 2014

In brief, the proposed amendments sought to: Introduce a general duty on franchisors and franchisees to act in good faith in their dealings with each


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


FCC clarifies that competitive cable franchising rules do not preempt state franchising laws, and affirms application of its 621 Order to incumbent cable operators
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2015

Nearly eight years after issuing its so-called "621 Order" limiting local governments' actions and authority over competitive cable franchising, and


Food safety in Canada more work for franchisors who import food products
  • Dickinson Wright PLLC
  • Canada, USA
  • January 28 2015

The Safe Foods for Canadian Act (the Act) received Royal Assent in November 2012 and is anticipated to start taking effect at the beginning of 2015


English High Court confirms enforceability of post termination restrictions against former franchisee
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • January 28 2015

On Friday 23 January 2015 in the case of Oven Clean Domestic Limited v Read the High Court in London confirmed that a fairly standard post termination


The top ten franchise law cases and developments of 2014
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • January 14 2015

Although not a franchise-specific decision, the Supreme Court of Canada recently weighed in on what constituted the duty of good faith in its


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


Take action now to avoid unexpected state tax liabilities
  • Dickinson Wright PLLC
  • USA
  • January 28 2015

Traditionally, nexus for state income tax liability has required some type of physical presence or continuous contacts by the franchisordistributor


Navigating the cyber liability storm - part II
  • Dickinson Wright PLLC
  • Canada
  • January 28 2015

Franchisors are facing a precarious three-way intersection of increased accountability and regulation over consumer privacy, the growing volume and


Navigating the cyber liability storm part I
  • Dickinson Wright PLLC
  • Canada
  • January 28 2015

Franchisors are facing a precarious three-way intersection of increased accountability and regulation over consumer privacy, the growing volume and