In this presentation, Barristers, Doug Shirrefs and Julie Buxton will cover aspects of the operation and effectiveness of the Franchising Code of Conduct and will touch on;
* Franchise Inquiry update – where to now?
* Franchise or Licence? If it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck…….
* Tripartite Agreements and “collateral arrangements”.
* ACCC priorities – infringement notices, civil penalties and enforceable undertakings.
* The old chestnuts – remember that Terry Technical won’t always get you out.
* Dispute resolution – how to maximise a mediation.
* Some recent cases.