Francising

Restrictive covenants enforceable even in the absence of a new franchisee or franchise activity

Author: Tracey Dickens The enforceability of a Franchisor’s post-termination clauses to prevent competition has been bolstered by a Court of Appeal decision in Chipsaway International Ltd v Errol Kerr 2009. This and other recent cases have shown...

The Code of Ethical Conduct in Franchising

Author: Tracey Dickens By subscribing to the European Franchise Federation (“EFF”) the British Franchise Association (“BFA”), accepted the European Code of Ethics and undertook not to amend or delete it in any way. However, the...