Competition law clearer for franchisors after changes

Recent legislation is set to bring new clarity on the application of competition rules to franchising agreements. On 1 June 2022, new legislation came into force, the Vertical Agreements Block Exemption Order (UK Block Exemption), replacing the previous European rules. Helpfully, detailed guidance explaining the new law has also been published by the Competition & […]

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Quick wins for franchisors to avoid messy franchisee exits

In this blog, our franchising specialist Roz Goldstein considers some techniques franchisors can use to guard against franchisees avoiding their obligations under franchise agreements on termination, and that any exit is on terms which works for the franchisor. By employing some of these “quick wins”, franchisors can avoid messy franchisee exits. A negotiated exit may […]

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