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ACCC Tells Franchising To Clean Up Act


Man in hazmat suit trying to clean up deadly mess. image by AZRainman.com

MELBOURNE, Australia — Newly appointed Chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Rod Sims, advised franchisors of his intention to assist franchising to clean up its act.

No Dough for Krispy Kreme Australia

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Once high-flying Krispy Kreme has placed itself into voluntary administration, the Aussie equivalent of bankruptcy.

South Aus Proceeds with Franchise Laws

The South Australian State Government intends to introduce a Small Business Commission with jurisdiction over franchising matters.

Wizards Allowed To Collectively Bargain

This appears to be the first case of a group of franchisees applying via the ACCC Collective bargaining notifications register and succeeding.

Australia's Parliament Calls for More Franchise Legislation Ahead of Inquiry

Barely days after the High Court handed-down its decision in the Ketchell case, the franchise sector faces renewed political pressure for increased legislation from Federal Parliament itself.

Australian Government Announces Inquiry into Franchising

On 25 June 2008 the Australian Federal Parliament Joint Standing Committee on Corporations and Financial Services resolved to inquire into the Franchising Code of Conduct and related matters.