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Hong Kong competition law series: part 12
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • May 27 2015

Franchising is a distribution model where the franchisor grants a bundle of rights to an independent business (the franchisee), allowing the


What’s cooking? New Ontario menu labelling law to take effect in 2017
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • May 27 2015

On Tuesday, May 26, 2015, Members of Provincial Parliament from all three parties voted to pass Ontario's Making Healthy Choices Act, 2015, which


California legislative update
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • May 27 2015

The end of the first week of June is the deadline for California bills to pass out of their house of origin. The following are significant bills


Tribunal tackles contingent discounts and finds HMRC wanting
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • May 27 2015

The FTT has concluded, in Kumon Educational UK Company Ltd v HMRC, that a reward payment made by a company to its franchiseeinstructor should be


Termination of franchise agreements without notice
  • Noerr LLP
  • Germany
  • May 26 2015

Uniform presentation and product service and quality are crucial for the success of a franchise system. Not only do these enable customers to


Key issues in franchise-related mergers and acquisitions
  • Aramis Law Firm
  • France
  • May 26 2015

According to statistics regularly published by franchising organisations, about 70 of franchise networks disappear after three to five years. To a


Opposition member of parliament introduces franchise legislation in British Columbia
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • May 25 2015

On May 13, 2015, Carole James, a provincial member of parliament in British Columbia, introduced a private members' bill proposing a Franchise Act


Private member’s franchise bill introduced in British Columbia
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • May 25 2015

Franchisors offering franchises in British Columbia should already be aware that the province is considering introducing franchise legislation. The B


Ontario court upholds restrictive covenants in franchise agreement
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 25 2015

Franchise agreements often contain covenants restricting the activities of a franchisee both during the term of the franchise agreement and for a


Marvel at the movies: how not to license your IP
  • BrookStreet des Roches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 21 2015

With the release of Avengers: Age of Ultron, the "Marvel Cinematic Universe" has become the highest grossing movie franchise of all-time. However