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Vol 5 (2007) - Issue 3

Italian case law after three years since the enactment of Law, 6 may, 2004, no. 129

Professor Aldo Frignani, University of Turin, Frignani and Associati, Turin and Milan, Chairman of the EuroFranchise Lawyers Group (EFL)

This article aims to provide a survey of Italian case law on franchising since the enactment of Law, 6 May, 2004, no. 129, “Rules on the regulation of franchising”.

India – Termination of master franchise agreements and the consequences

Preeti Mehta, Partner, Kanga & Company, Advocates & Solicitors, Mumbai

This article provides a detailed analysis of the circumstances in and the grounds on which master franchise agreements can be terminated in India. The author examines the remedies available in case of breach by the franchisor or franchisees and the consequences of termination, including the position of franchise units, intellectual property rights and non-competition provisions.

New Zealand – Termination of master franchise agreements and the consequences

Stewart Germann, Stewart Germann Law Office, Auckland, New Zealand

This article provides an analysis of the circumstances in and the grounds on which master franchise agreements can be terminated in New Zealand. The author examines the consequences of termination, including the position of franchise units, intellectual property rights and non-competition provisions.