Cynthia Sica

Cynthia Sica

DLA Piper

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Major Amendments To Franchising Code Foreshadowed: The Australian Government Has Today Released An Exposure Draft Of The...

Stakeholders are invited to comment on the draft bill and Regulations by 30 April 2014 with the changes expected to take effect from 1 January 2015. The highlights of the amended Regulations include: Increased...more

4/7/2014 - Australia Franchise Agreements Franchises

Getting down to business: Coalition's review of the franchise sector means potential penalties for franchisors but may also...

Consistent with its pre-election campaign promise, the Coalition Government has announced that this year it will review and amend the Franchising Code of Conduct (Code) to improve protections for small business franchisees....more

1/10/2014 - Compliance Franchise Agreements Franchises Franchisors

Australia: Commonwealth Government Responds To The Review Of The Franchising Code Of Conduct

The Australian Government has released its response to the review of the Franchising Code of Conduct (Report) and has accepted in full or in principle the majority of recommendations made by the independent reviewer and...more

8/20/2013 - Australia Code of Conduct Competition Enforcement Franchises Good Faith

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