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Thinking| 16 Oct 2019
Financial Services in Focus is a fortnightly round-up of legal and regulatory developments in the financial services sector in Australia. Read more here.
Thinking| 23 Sep 2019
Yes, it is that time of the year again! If you have entered into a franchise agreement in the last financial year and/or intend to enter into any new franchise agreements in the coming financial year, it is time to make sure that your disclosure document is current. Under the Franchising Code of Conduct (the […]
Thinking| 20 Sep 2019
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) recently completed a compliance check review into disclosure practices in food franchising. In its review, the ACCC identified repeated incidences of the following: franchisors making it difficult for prospective franchisees to contact former franchisees; inadequate disclosure by franchisors of what essential goods are subject to supply restrictions; and […]
Thinking| 17 Sep 2019
Financial Services in Focus is a fortnightly round-up of legal and regulatory developments in the financial services sector in Australia...
Thinking| 11 Sep 2019
Funds and financial products ASIC approves AFCA rule change enabling the naming of firms On 26 August, ASIC stated it approved changes to the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) Rules to allow the scheme to name financial firms in published determinations. The approval was given under section 1052D of the Corporations Act, which enables ASIC […]