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Preparing to Go Global

Preparing to Go Global

By | 31 Mar 2017

Franchising can help transform a business into an international brand and secure new revenue streams. This article looks at how businesses should prepare effectively for their global expansion.

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Preparing for Brexit: Top 5 considerations for franchisors in 2017

Preparing for Brexit: Top 5 considerations for franchisors in 2017

By and | 06 Feb 2017

2017 is the year in which the UK Government will trigger the exit process and recent events have given the first meaningful insight into the exit process and the likely direction of travel.

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Franchising in Europe – wind of change, or a road to nowhere?

Franchising in Europe – wind of change, or a road to nowhere?

By | 14 Nov 2016

The European Parliament has published a study, focusing on how the EU regulatory environment impacts upon franchising and suggests that franchising is failing to fulfil its full potential in the EU.

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Important recent developments in EU consumer law

Important recent developments in EU consumer law

By | 20 Sep 2016

A summary of recent developments in EU consumer law, such as proposed new Regulations on geoblocking and cross-border parcel delivery and updated guidance on the Unfair Commercial Practices Directive.

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My word is my bond –franchise agreements can be made and varied orally and by conduct

By | 22 Aug 2016

Three recent cases in the UK Court of Appeal have illustrated the dangers of assuming that the written word in legal agreements is set in stone.

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When fiction becomes reality…Pokémon Go!

When fiction becomes reality…Pokémon Go!

By | 26 Jul 2016

Pokémon- a fictional world just for kids right? WRONG! Pokémon Go takes us a step closer to incorporating augmented reality into our everyday lives. So what does it mean for retailers?

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Online traders must comply with new EU online dispute resolution requirements

Online traders must comply with new EU online dispute resolution requirements

By and | 31 May 2016

The European Commission has developed a new online dispute resolution (ODR) platform, which has been available for use by traders and consumers since February 15 2016.

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Important Changes to the English law rule on penalty clauses - what does it mean for franchising?

Important Changes to the English law rule on penalty clauses - what does it mean for franchising?

By and | 25 Feb 2016

In a recent landmark decision, the highest court in England and Wales, the Supreme Court, considered the long established principles underlying the law relating to the penalty rule

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Real deal?  EU antitrust complaint against McDonald's

Real deal? EU antitrust complaint against McDonald's

By , and | 14 Jan 2016

Three Italian consumer bodies, supported by a number of unions, yesterday lodged a formal antitrust complaint against McDonald's with the European Commission.