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Parliamentary Joint Committee Report on Fairness in Franchising

March 2019 Parliamentary Joint Committee Report on Fairness in Franchising Key Takeaways The Parliamentary Join Committee (Committee) released its long-awaited report on Thursday 14 March 2019. The Committee has made 71 recommendations for change to laws related to franchising, including but not limited to the Franchising Code of Conduct (Code). Retail Lease recommendations were specifically [...]

By | 2019-03-18T16:57:55+11:00 March 18th, 2019|Business, Consumer Law, Franchising, Leasing, Retail|Comments Off on Parliamentary Joint Committee Report on Fairness in Franchising

Retail Leases – When can a landlord refuse consent to assign?

September 2018 Retail Leases – when can a landlord refuse consent to assign? The recent Victorian Consumer & Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) decision of AVC Operations Pty Limited v Teley Pty Limited [2018] VCAT 931 (Bush Inn Hotel Case) is a reminder highlighting the limitations on Landlord’s ability to refuse consent to an assignment of a [...]

By | 2018-09-05T08:39:03+11:00 September 5th, 2018|Business, Leasing, Property, Retail|Comments Off on Retail Leases – When can a landlord refuse consent to assign?