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Global trends in franchise regulation - recent developments
  • Sotos LLP
  • Australia, Canada, USA
  • May 2 2016

We have recently witnessed some major changes to franchise legislation in both California and Australia. Developments in these jurisdictions are of


Franchisor’s obligations when setting marketing strategies
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 29 2016

Representative proceedings were commenced by a Pizza Hut franchisee, Diab Pty Ltd, (Franchisee) on behalf of all (apart from 11) Australian


You are not alone in a default - Third party interests in commercial leases
  • Sotos LLP
  • Canada
  • April 29 2016

There has been a lot written regarding a landlord’s options and remedies upon the default of a tenant under a commercial lease. This paper explores


Big Changes Coming to Canadian Franchise Legislation
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • April 28 2016

Three provinces are expecting big changes in the area of franchise legislation, some of which will be more welcomed by franchisors than others:


Texas Comptroller Issues "Strong" Decision, Companies' Single Shared Administrator Not Sufficient to Require Unitary Combined Filing
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • April 28 2016

The Texas Comptroller upheld a taxpayer's separate Franchise Tax return filing position, rejecting an Administrative Law Judge's finding that the


An Intellectual Property Primer for Franchisors
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • April 27 2016

Intellectual property is a core asset of any franchisor. In fact, intellectual property is important to virtually all businesses. For some companies


Kuwait introduces new Agency Law: franchisors take note
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Kuwait
  • April 27 2016

The State of Kuwait recently enacted Law No. 13 of 2016 (the Agency Law) on the regulation of commercial agencies in Kuwait, explicitly overturning


Delivery Like It's 1999: Ontario Proposes Update to Franchise Disclosure Law
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • April 26 2016

Ontario is poised to introduce new rules that will be of interest to all franchisors in the province. Last week, the Ministry of Government and


Is McDonald’s Responsible for the Alleged Unfair Labor Practices Committed by its Franchisees?
  • Offit Kurman
  • USA
  • April 22 2016

The other week, an unfair labor practice proceeding began regarding whether McDonald’s as a corporation can be responsible for the alleged unfair


Key takeaways from the Petroleum Marketing Attorneys’ Meeting
  • Greensfelder Hemker & Gale PC
  • USA
  • April 22 2016

The American Bar Association's annual Petroleum Marketing Attorneys' Meeting took place on April 14 and 15, 2016. Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale