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Franchisor liability for franchisee conduct
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • December 8 2016

For some time, the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has pursued the agenda of making directors and business advisers liable for the actions of companies and


Federal Court Dismisses Illinois Consumer Fraud Act Case for Alleged Overcollection of Illinois Sales Tax
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • December 8 2016

On December 5, 2016, in Bartolotta v. Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. et al., 16 CV 4137, Judge Thomas Durkin of the U.S. District Court for the Northern


Health-chising: Starting-up a Health Care Franchise
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • December 7 2016

In recent years, health care franchises have grown at a rapid pace. Yet, it is worth noting that franchising is not a new concept to the health


Business Law Advisory Council Releases Fall 2016 Report
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • December 6 2016

In March 2016, Ontario’s Ministry of Government and Consumer Services (“MGCS”) established a new Business Law Advisory Council (the “Council”), which


California restrictive covenants: Court of Appeal affirms permanent injuction against franchisor's illegal non-compete clause and award of attorney's fees to dealer
  • Arnold & Porter LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2016

A California court of appeal last month affirmed an award of attorney's fees under the state's Unfair Competition Law (UCL) and a permanent injunction


Doing Business in Canada, An Introduction to the Legal Aspects of Investing and Establishing a Business in Canada
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 2 2016

This guide provides a practical overview of Canada's legal landscape to international businesses looking to establish operations in Canada or


FWO cracks down on franchisors and franchisees for breaches of Australian workplace laws
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • December 2 2016

Two recent inquiries - the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) inquiry into the 7-Eleven franchise network, and the Senate Committee Inquiry into the


U.S. Insight: Using Customer Feedback to Evaluate Franchisees
  • Sotos LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • November 30 2016

Consumer reviews are integral to an individual’s decision to purchase a product or service. By extension, reviews are intertwined with a business’s


Maine decision interpreting dealer franchise law
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2016

The Maine Supreme Judicial Court handed down a decision on Tuesday, November 29 where Ford Motor Company will end up owing a dealer in Maine (and any


Court grants default judgment confirming arbitration award, with a lesson on jurisdiction
  • Carlton Fields
  • USA
  • November 30 2016

Choice Hotels filed an application to confirm an arbitration award of over $247,000 for the alleged breach of a franchise agreement by two defendants