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HTMLAustralia Introduces New Duty of Good Faith
Robyn Chatwood, Babette Marzheuser-Wood; Dentons Canada LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 29, 2014, previously published on July 1, 2014
Australia is set to amend the mandatory Franchising Code of Conduct (the Code) and the Competition and Consumer Act (the CCA). The changes are likely to take effect on 1 January 2015.


HTMLCanada's New Trademarks Act: What it Means for You
Shane Hardy, Steven Kennedy, Stephen I. Selznick; Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 3, 2014, previously published on June 27, 2014
As reported in our previous e-lert, the Parliament of Canada passed Bill C-31, the Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 on June 19, 2014. This has been a much anticipated omnibus bill, which introduces sweeping changes to Canadian trademark law.


HTMLTurkey: A New Era on Pre-Contractual Disclosure Requirements of the Franchisor?
Dentons Canada LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 2, 2014, previously published on June 12, 2014
Turkey has long been a relatively franchisor-friendly jurisdiction given that franchise agreements are not governed by a special law and that there are no statutory requirements on registration or pre-contractual disclosure.


HTMLNew Jersey Franchisee Prevails on Summary Judgment
Vincent T. Cieslik; Capehart & Scatchard, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 20, 2014, previously published on June 5, 2014
One of the most potent weapons in the arsenal of a defendant, particularly one with the financial ability to litigate on a limitless budget, is the motion for summary judgment. A motion for summary judgment says to the Court that a party is clearly entitled to win the entire case, and that the case...


HTMLFederal False Advertising Lawsuits Permitted to Proceed Notwithstanding Compliance with Government Rules and Regulations
Barry M. Benjamin, Theodore H. Davis; Kilpatrick Townsend Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2014, previously published on June 12, 2014
In a closely watched case involving allegations of false advertising by competitors, the U.S. Supreme Court handed a victory to POM Wonderful by accepting that company’s argument that mere compliance with governmental regulations does not preclude or preempt false advertising claims under the...


HTMLLicensing, Deposit, Distribution, License (Franchise) and Security Contracts in the New Civil Code
Dentons Canada LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 13, 2014, previously published on May 30, 2014
On 15 March 2014, the new Civil Code entered into force as the most important legislation governing the financial and personal relations of companies and persons. The new code has an increased commercial emphasis incorporating the results of legal developments of the past decades by adapting to the...


HTMLRent-A-Member: Oregon Tax Court Rules Taxpayer Unitary with Its Captive Insurance Subsidiary but Not Its Franchising Subsidiary
Pilar Mata, Derek Takehara; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 26, 2014, previously published on May 21, 2014
The Magistrate Division of the Oregon Tax Court held that for the tax year 2003, (1) Rent-A-Center, a rent-to-own operator, and its wholly-owned franchising subsidiary, ColorTyme, were not unitary; (2) ColorTyme did not have nexus with Oregon; and (3) Rent-A-Center and its captive insurance...


HTMLNew York: Governor Andrew Cuomo Signs Major NY Franchise Tax Overhaul Into Law
McDonald Hopkins LLC;
Legal Alert/Article
May 21, 2014, previously published on May 8, 2014
On March 31, 2014, New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo, signed the New York Budget Bill, 8559-D and S. 6359-D, into law. The budget included many major changes to New York franchise taxes, including a repeal of the Banking Franchise Tax, subjecting financial institutions to the Corporate Franchise Tax,...


HTMLAre Franchise Agreements Negotiable?
Susan E. Wells; Jaburg & Wilk, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 15, 2014
Every franchisor has a form of franchise agreement that defines the rights and obligations of the franchisor and the franchisee. Or should I say, defines the rights of the franchisor and the obligations of the franchisee? The franchise agreement is an exhibit to the Franchise Disclosure Document...


HTMLIssues to Consider for Prospective Franchise Owners
Vincent T. Cieslik; Capehart & Scatchard, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 14, 2014, previously published on May 2, 2014
Our firm and attorneys have represented franchisees in litigation with their franchisors for years. The franchise style of business, from the franchisor’s point of view, is all about standardization in contracts, services, and products. The franchisor wants and needs uniformity across the...


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