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Mexican standoff; Taco Bill takes Taco Bell to court

05/11/2019

A Mexican stand-off over naming rights is threatening to derail a monster expansion plan, with global magnate Taco Bell being taken to court by Aussie franchisor Taco Bill. Victorian-focused fast

Café franchisee in underpayment scandal

15/08/2019

A Han’s Café franchisee in Western Australia is the latest business owner to come under fire for underpayment, following an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO). Theo Jose Dominic

Franchise terminated after arrest for fraud

29/07/2019

A former media executive turned bookkeeping franchisee has had his franchise terminated after an investigation placed him at the centre of $8m fraud case. John Michael Fitzgerald, who operated as

Liquidator appointed to JUMP! Swim Schools entity

14/06/2019

Struggling franchisor JUMP! Swim Schools has had one of its major entities wound up in insolvency by order of the Federal Court. Under provisions of the Corporations Act 2001, court

You can’t use that against me! What does the ‘without prejudice’ letter mean?

04/06/2019

If a proposal or offer to settle a dispute is made on a ‘without prejudice’ basis-what does it really mean? The purpose of ‘without prejudice’ communication is to enable parties

Parliamentary inquiry report delayed

05/12/2018

If you’re waiting for the findings of the parliamentary inquiry into franchising, don’t hold your breath. The Senate will not release its report until early next year.

Domino’s settles after four-year legal battle

24/10/2018

A four-year legal battle between pizza chain, Domino’s and GPS technology company, Precision Tracking has effectively come to an end following the announcement of a confidential settlement.

Shop-lifting, the disappearing drive through sparks legal battle

30/08/2018

Exiting an investment prior to the completion of the agreement is often a lengthy and time-consuming process, but one franchisee has taken things into her own hands, quite literally.

Why legislation is driving growth in the safety sector

02/07/2018

Keeping a cap on infrastructural risk in business has its growing challenges, but it is also providing solid opportunities in franchising.

Why can’t you draft franchise legal documents yourself?

14/05/2018

The initial stages of setting up a business as a franchise can be extremely tedious and expensive. It is often very tempting to search the internet for franchise documentation of brands operating in similar fields to your business and then try to put together a cut-and-paste version.