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Good news for franchisors from the U.S. Department of Labor?
  • Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2017

We write to alert our clients and contacts about some positive comments made by the acting Solicitor General pertinent to franchise entities

Monthly UpdateAustralian Labour & Employment
  • Jones Day
  • Australia
  • March 20 2017

In this edition of the Update, we discuss two significant developments that are likely to have far-reaching impacts for employers and employees

Testing a New Franchise Concept
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • March 16 2017

One of the toughest challenges an aspiring franchisor may face is selling its first franchise. Who would take the risk of buying a franchise from a

Lawsuit Highlights Antitrust Exposure Related to Hiring and Compensation
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2017

A recently filed class action lawsuit serves as an important reminder that employers can face scrutiny under antitrust law through civil litigation

Damages in the amount of $8,500 for passing off as a Dairy Queen franchise for a period of less than one month
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 15 2017

In this summary trial, the Court dealt with various issues relating to the termination of a Dairy Queen franchise agreement, including the Plaintiff's

Franchisors and holding companies face increased risks under proposed Fair Work Act changes
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • March 15 2017

A number of well-known businesses have been in the media spotlight in recent times because of claims relating to breaches of workplace laws. However

What is virtual reality and augmented reality?
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • March 13 2017

With predictions that Virtual Reality arcades may be a new trend, the time has come for franchisors to seriously consider the impact on franchising

Franchisor Liability on the rise post 7-Eleven wage scandal
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • March 13 2017

Recent employment scandals, such as the systemic underpayment of workers by 7-Eleven Franchisees and reports of exploitation of temporary work visa

Franchisor liable for incorrect sales forecasts
  • CMS Derks Star Busmann
  • Netherlands
  • March 10 2017

In a recent ground-breaking ruling the Dutch Supreme Court has expanded the liability of franchisors for incorrect sales forecasts provided to

Australian competition and consumer law update for food & beverage sector
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • March 8 2017

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) recently released its Compliance and Enforcement Policy for 2017. The compliance and