Most Recent
Husqvarna admits it ‘likely’ misled franchisees, ACCC says
Franchise August 29, 2018 8:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

Power tool seller Husqvarna Australia has entered into a court-enforceable undertaking after admitting it likely misled franchisees when stating that its dealership agreements were not […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
Firms abandon planned class actions against Retail Food Group
Franchise July 4, 2018 9:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Maurice Blackburn has dropped plans for a class action against Retail Food Group alleging the franchisor misled shareholders about the long-term viability of […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
7-Eleven can make private settlement offers to class members, court says
Class Actions July 2, 2018 10:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has found 7-Eleven is free to make confidential settlement offers to individual members in two class actions brought by franchisees, shooting down a […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
Pizza Hut franchise fined $216,700 for ‘sham’ contract
Franchise June 15, 2018 12:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Pizza Hut outlet on the Gold Coast has been hit with fines totalling $216,700 after it was found to have misclassified a delivery driver […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
Geowash boss can look at ACCC emails to lawyers, judge rules
Competition & Consumer Protection June 13, 2018 9:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

The boss of car wash franchisor Geowash has won her bid to access emails exchanged between the ACCC and lawyers for complaining franchisees, in a […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
Judge bars 7-Eleven from WhatsApp message to class
Class Actions May 11, 2018 10:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

7-Eleven has lost its bid to use a confidential bulletin sent to class members via WhatsApp as defence evidence in an ongoing franchisee class action, […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
Chinese restaurant chain wins injunction in franchise trademark dispute
Franchise May 29, 2018 3:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Federal Court judge has granted Chinese restaurant chain Tim Ho Wan’s bid for a temporary injunction in a dispute over trademark rights assigned through […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
Blockbuster loses appeal over franchisee’s unauthorised sale
Franchise May 18, 2018 9:28 pm By Christine Caulfield

Blockbuster has struck out in its challenge to a ruling that it could not recover a cent from a husband and wife franchisee after the […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
Retail Food Group faces shareholder class action
Franchise May 11, 2018 9:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Retail Food Group has been hit with a shareholder class action alleging it failed to make adequate disclosures regarding the financial health of its franchise […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.