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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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