5 Things You Need to Know About the B2B Unfair Contract Terms

With the new unfair contract term provisions in full swing, here’s a snapshot of 5 things you need to know to avoid getting caught out. 1. It Applies to Standard Form Contracts The unfair contract term provisions apply to standard form contracts entered into or renewed on or after 12 November 2016. A standard form […]

Is Your Business a Licence or a Franchise?

Franchising in Australia is regulated by the Franchising Code of Conduct (“the Code”). In 2015, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) was given greater audit and investigative powers and can now issue infringement notices of $9,000 per infringement, as well as seek orders for penalties of up to $54,000 for non-compliance with the Code. […]