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Changes to the Franchising Code of Conduct now in effect

Date: 22 Jan 2015, Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, Franchises

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has announced that changes to the mandatory Franchising Code of Conduct came into effect on 1...

New powers for ACCC will strengthen franchising industry

Date: 21 Jan 2015, Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, Franchises

Changes to the mandatory Franchising Code of Conduct came into effect on 1 January 2015.

Costello announces Federal Govt’s final response to report on reducing regulatory burden

Date: 16 Aug 2006, Filed under: Banking & Finance, Business & Commercial Law, Corporations Law, Competition & Trade Regulation, Franchises, Trade & Customs, Conveyancing, Building & Construction law, Employment Law - Worker Perspective, Employment Law - Employer Perspective, OHS, Industrial Relations, Administrative Law

Commonwealth Treasurer Peter Costello has announced the Australian Government’s final response to the Banks Taskforce report "Rethinking Regulation:...

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How to Use a Franchise Disclosure Document

Date: 29 May 2018, Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, Franchises, Contracts and Agreements

The franchise disclosure document is one of the most important documents for a prospective franchisee. It contains important commercial and legal information...

6 Rules You Must Comply with as a Franchisee

Date: 30 Nov 2017, Filed under: Franchises

We all know that franchisees have to comply with the rules of the franchise — it’s part of the “deal” you make when you join a franchise network. But what...

Am I Liable if my Franchisee isn’t Complying with their Employment Law Obligations?

Date: 03 Jul 2017, Filed under: Franchises

Even though it is your franchisee that employs workers directly, as you run the overall franchise network you may find yourself in hot water if you are...


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