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Australia: Vulnerable workers legislation has commenced
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • September 15 2017

The Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Act 2017 received royal assent on 14 September 2017 and commenced the following day. From 15


New tenfold penalties for "serious contraventions" where does this leave franchisors and holding companies?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • September 14 2017

Holding companies and franchisors need to carefully consider the changes to responsibility for breaches of the Fair Work Act by subsidiaries or


Australia Update: Trade Mark Owners - When your Trade Mark Licence Becomes a Franchise
  • Spruson & Ferguson
  • Australia
  • September 14 2017

If you have an arrangement where you allow another party to use your trade mark for certain goods or services, and you have certain rights to say how


Valuing the Older Hospitality Facility Can Be Complicated
  • Dickinson Wright
  • USA
  • September 12 2017

Hospitality facilities built in the 1980s or 1990s (or earlier) tend to have design and layout configurations that are out of touch with a


Licensing Relationship Goes Cold in Ice Cream Trademark Dispute
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2017

Ice cream truck franchising company, Mister Softee Inc., recently filed suit against a former franchisee claiming trademark infringement and unfair


Franchisors and holding companies beware! -- New protections for vulnerable workers
  • Lander & Rogers
  • Australia
  • September 11 2017

On 5 September 2017, the Federal Government's Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill 2017 (the Bill) was passed by the House of


Court reverses $6.5 million franchisee verdict, finding no ‘unfair’ discrimination under state franchise law
  • Greensfelder Hemker & Gale PC
  • USA
  • September 11 2017

A recent federal appeals court decision overturning a $6.5 million jury verdict for a franchisee on a state franchise law discrimination claim


Franchisor Compliance Obligations: Vulnerable Workers Legislation Passed!
  • FCB Group
  • Australia
  • September 8 2017

The long-anticipated Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill was passed by the Australian Parliament despite efforts of the Franchise


Workplace Relations Risks to Franchisors and Holding Companies Rise
  • K&L Gates
  • Australia
  • September 7 2017

The Federal Parliament this week passed the Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Act 2017 (the Act), with some last minute amendments


Delivery Apps in Restaurant Franchising: How to Deal with Brand Protection?
  • Sotos LLP
  • Canada
  • September 7 2017

Disruptive technology has hit the restaurant industry in recent years, expanding the range of options for consumers to order their favourite meal in a