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Fair Go Legislation Website Release

fair goFair Go emphasizes the benefits to franchising of West and South Australian State franchising legislation while counteracting the incessant half truths, questionable conclusions and distractions coming from the Franchise Council of Australia.

Obama Signs Act Protecting American Bloggers

WASHINGTON — On August 10 President Barack Obama signed the Speech Act, which shields American journalists, publishers (both print and online) and bloggers from “libel tourism,&rdquo

Jim Penman Making News Again

Jim Penman, head of one of Australia's largest franchising firms, has had problems with his master franchisees. They want him removed. As a conciliatory measure, he offered to hire a chief operating officer. He has now hired a convicted wage-dodger for the position.

Australia’s Largest Franchisor Says Its Time

As the South Australian Parliament gears up to be the first Australian State to establish effective franchising legislation, Jim Penman, the franchisor to 27 brands, has called for reputable franchisors to
join "on the side of the angels."