Franchising is big business in Australia. Every day, someone is considering buying or selling a franchised business or setting up a franchise network. All these things have a legal dimension. The laws have a big impact on the practical side of franchising – what can and can’t be done, how it is done and how risky it is to do it. The specialised laws that apply to franchising can be confusing and difficult for many people to understand. While there is a fair bit of information available online and elsewhere about franchising, it is rare to find information about the law and franchising that is simple to follow and prepared with an eye to practical commercial questions.
This is why we designed The Franchise Lawyer App. From the convenience of your own device and at your own leisure, it gives you access to in-depth videos, documents and other resources that provide advice, practical tips and insights about different aspects of franchising, prepared by someone who has been a practising lawyer for more than 25 years and operates one of Australia’s foremost specialist franchising legal firms.
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On The Franchise Lawyer App, you can access free and premium resources to help you gain valuable insights into the legal side of franchising in Australia. Understand the ground rules, the risks, the practices and the jargon so that, in whatever way you're involved in franchising, you can navigate with your eyes open, build better relationships and achieve better outcomes.
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If you're interested in buying a franchised business, you'll be presented with a minefield of information. Here, step by step, we explain in a simple way the issues you need to be aware of, and how to ask the right questions. In an hour-long video presentation, Peter Sanfilippo covers some of the most important legal aspects of buying a franchise. Be sure to download and print a copy of the documents so you can refer to them while you're watching the presentation (see "Documents").
The basic things you need to know when buying a franchise - a look at the terminology, the key documents, operations manuals, deposits, the 14-day rule and the cooling off period.
An in-depth look at some of the most important considerations when buying a franchise, including where to find key information in the disclosure document, how to understand the information given, and things you should be concerned about.
Please download the Cyclemania sample Disclosure Document and Cyclemania Revenue Information before watching the video presentation. These documents will be referred to during the video presentation. You can also download a copy of the transcript of the video for your reference.
Wrapping up our 'Practical Legal Tips, Advice and Insights When You're Buying a Franchise' with some final remarks.