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Contract law reform and its potential impact on franchising
  • Aramis Law Firm
  • France
  • May 24 2016

The government recently published an order relating to the reform of contract law, which is considered to be the most significant since the Civil


The importance of franchise disclosure documents - lessons from ACCC v SensaSlim
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • May 19 2016

On 11 May 2016, Justice Yates of the Federal Court ordered SensaSlim Australia Pty Ltd (in liquidation) (SensaSlim) to pay a penalty of $3.55 million


The French's administration inquiry in franchised businesses
  • Dentons
  • France
  • May 18 2016

Within the scope of its mission to control significant imbalance between the rights and obligations of the parties in commercial agreements, the


Top tips for franchisors entering Australia
  • Dentons
  • Australia
  • May 18 2016

The franchising industry is projected to post annualised growth of 2.8 per cent over the next five years according to a recent report by IBIS World1


Competition News May 2016
  • Dentons
  • France
  • May 18 2016

On April 19, 2016, the French Competition Authority (FCA) once again punished the failure to respect the divesture commitments made in the context of


Surprise! Franchisors may be unable to rely on enforceable non-compete covenants
  • Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP
  • Canada
  • May 17 2016

Most franchise agreements contain a non-compete clause that prevents a franchisee from competing with the franchised business for a certain period


California's evolving franchising laws
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • May 17 2016

Two state laws govern franchising in California: the California Franchise Investment Law (Cal Corp Code 31000 et seq), which governs the offer and


Loyalty Programs: All Fun and Games Until Someone Wants You to Buy Them a Harrier Jump Jet
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2016

In-house counsel should consider the myriad legal issues that can affect a consumer loyalty program, including numerous consumer, franchisee and


Intellectual property and franchise and leasing agreements
  • Obligado & Cia
  • Argentina
  • May 16 2016

A number of the regulations governing agreements in the new Civil and Commercial Code refer to IP-related matters. This is especially true for


New Tool to Protect Franchisors’ Trade Secrets
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • May 12 2016

On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed into law the Defending Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (the Act). The Act amends the Economic Espionage Act of 1996