Franchising

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A key proposition underpinning EU competition law is that competing companies should act independently on markets. In principle, rivalry and competition can be expected...

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This Practice Note is important first stage reading for analysing vertical restraints, that is, restrictions in vertical agreements caught by Article 101(1) TFEU (see The...

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Intellectual property (IP) agreements relating to, for example, licensing of technology and for the joint development of new technology, may have a restrictive effect on...

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As with other commercial arrangements, 'franchise agreements' are potentially subject to EU and Member State competition law requirements (in particular, the Article...

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1 Dispute resolution—short form 1.1 If any dispute arises between the parties out of, or in connection with, this Agreement, the matter shall be referred to [identify...

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1 Entire agreement—short form 1.1 This agreement[ and [any documents entered into pursuant to it OR [insert name[s] of specific document[s]]]] constitute[s] the entire...

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Produced in partnership with Fieldfisher LLP DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of...

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Produced in partnership with David Bond and Tim Rickard of Fieldfisher LLP DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting,...

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DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see Practice Notes:...

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Parties 1 [insert name] incorporated in [England and Wales] under company number [insert company number] whose registered office is at [insert address] (the Franchisor);...

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Produced in partnership with Fiona Boswell of Fraser Brown Solicitors 1 Acknowledgement of independent legal advice When signed by all the parties, this Agreement will...

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Produced in partnership with Fiona Boswell of Fraser Brown Solicitors 1 Personal guarantee 1.1 In consideration of the Franchisor entering into this Agreement with the...

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Introduction The Trading Schemes Act 1996 (TSA 1996) and subsequent regulations made under it, were introduced to regulate pyramid selling schemes because, at the time,...

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Click here to download the latest Franchise 2020 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are covered in this...

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This Practice Note considers good faith in commercial agreements. It examines the concept of good faith and the extent to which it is applied in commercial agreements...

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Produced in partnership with Fiona Boswell of Fraser Brown Solicitors [On headed notepaper of the FRANCHISEE adviser] [Insert name of franchisor adviser] [Insert address...

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[insert name of Franchisor] [insert Franchisor’s address] Dear [insert nfranchisor name], Proposed franchise agreement to be entered into between [insert name of...

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Produced in partnership with Fieldfisher LLP DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of...

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Brexit: As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Relevant Period means the term of the agreement Restricted Period means the term of the agreement [and a period of [insert period, eg six months] after its completion,...

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This Deed (Guarantee) is made on [date] Parties 1 [insert name of supplier parent company] a company incorporated in [England and Wales] whose registered number is...

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Click here to download the Practice Guide: Franchise 2019 guide, published by Getting the Deal Through. The different parts of the topic Franchise covered include: Part...

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