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Standalone Automotive Sector Franchising Code

By Stephen on Aug 18, 2021 3:43:37 AM

The Federal Government has released a discussion paper seeking stakeholder views to help the Government assess the practical benefits of a standalone automotive franchising code and options for mandatory binding arbitration.

Topics: Franchising
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Franchising Code Amendments - Information Statement

By Ana on Jun 30, 2021 11:56:48 PM

The Federal Government has substantially changed the Information Statement to be provided to prospective franchisees as part of the pre-disclosure process. It has also clarified that the Information Statement must be given before the other documents given to a prospective franchisee (14 days before a prospective franchisee enters into a franchise agreement).

Topics: Franchising For Franchisors For Franchisees
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Franchising Code Amendments - termination

By Ana on Jun 19, 2021 2:07:01 AM

The Franchising Code of Conduct (the Franchising Code) was amended on 1 June 2021, with most amendments applying from 1 July 2021, including the Exit and Termination amendments.

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What is a restraint of trade clause?

By Ana on Apr 28, 2021 9:15:30 PM

A restraint of trade clause is a clause which is included in an agreement typically to stop someone from competing or using confidential information.

Topics: Franchising
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Unfair Contract terms in Franchising

By Ana on Apr 20, 2021 5:52:36 PM

A recent court enforceable undertaking given to the ACCC by Back in Motion Physiotherapy Pty Ltd (Back in Motion) has served as a reminder to ensure that franchise agreements do not contain unfair contract terms.

Topics: Franchising For Franchisors For Franchisees
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Franchising Key Facts Sheet

By Stephen on Apr 20, 2021 4:13:58 AM

Updated on 23 June 2021

Topics: Franchising For Franchisors