ACP: Franchising Precedents addresses the legal and commercial considerations faced by practitioners conducting domestic and international franchising transactions. This new online service has a strong practical focus, providing a range of precedents supported by detailed commentary and checklists.
Author Andrea Pane is a partner with commercial law firm Robert James Lawyers. Andrea specialises in franchising law and product distribution systems, with substantial experience in drafting franchise and licence agreements, sale and purchase of businesses, conducting lease negotiations, trade marks (national and international), dispute resolution and trade practices.
Subscribers also benefit from practical international franchising guidance from Australian lawyer Leigh Mallon who is currently advising in cross-borders franchising arrangements with the London-based international law firm Simmons & Simmons.
Provides detailed, clear guidance concerning common methods of franchising such as direct entry, master franchising and area development/ management, and how they related to the Trade Practices Act, Franchising Code of Conduct and Occupational Health and Safety legislation.
International Franchising Guidance
Clarifies difficult practical issues in setting up franchises in the United Kingdom, United States and China, including joint ventures, taxation, assets protection and dispute resolution.
Precedents include essential documents such as confidentiality agreements for prospective franchisees and master franchisees, franchise agreements, and master franchise agreements, with full exploration of the obligations of franchisee and franchisor.
Drafting checklists support all agreements and improve compliance with the Franchising Code of Conduct regarding recruitment and transfer of a franchisee, termination of a franchisee for breach, renewal and handling disputes.
Links to annotated legislation
Links connect directly to the annotated Trade Practices Act and the Franchising Code of Conduct (for subscribers to Trade Practices Law or Miller’s Annotated Trade Practices Law).
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