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Franchising Code Changes Update

Posted by Elizabeth Gore-Jones on 10 August 2022
Franchising Code Changes Update

Elizabeth Gore-Jones will continue with educating lawyers and industry professionals about the recent far reaching changes to the Franchising Code of Conduct for LegalWise.

This follows on from a series of lunch time webinars Elizabeth recently provided together with full and part day seminars.

Elizabeth will also be presenting in Cairns at the end of August.

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Restraint of Trade not Binding

Posted by Elizabeth Gore-Jones on 4 November 2020
Unfair Restraint of Trade struck down The Back In Motion Physiotherapy Franchise Agreements contained a clause preventing an ex-franchisee from competing within 10 kms of any Back In Motion Physiotherapy franchise for 12 months after the franchise agreement came to an end. The ACCC Deputy Chair Mick Keogh said that the effect of the clause was that former franchisees would not be able to operate in many metropolitan areas of Australia because there were so many Back In Motion Physiother...
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Bob Jane Corp Failure to Comply with Code

Posted by Elizabeth Gore-Jones on 1 May 2020
The Franchising Code of Conduct requires that a franchisor advise a franchisee in writing at least 6 months before the end of the franchise term whether or not the franchisor intends to renew or extend the franchise agreement. A failure to comply with this clause can attract a maximum financial penalty of $63,000. Bob Jane Corporation failed to notify some of its franchisees in accordance with the above requirements. Bob Jane gave a court enforceable undertaking that it would comply w...
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Franchising Code Changes Update

Aug 10 2022
Elizabeth Gore-Jones will continue with educating lawyers and industry professionals about the recent far reaching changes to the Franchising Code of Conduct for LegalWise. This follows on from a series of lunch time webinars Elizabeth recently p...

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