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By Professor Bryan Horrigan Report Co-Author Louis Waller Chair of ...

By Professor Bryan Horrigan Report Co-Author Louis Waller Chair of ...

Other Franchising

Other Franchising Matters Additional ‘Plain English’ up front disclosure document Treatment of ‘Good Faith’ ACCC’s function as regulator v mediator Need for Cth/State governmental attention to wider issue ofmechanisms for early dispute resolution intervention Attribution of legal costs to be examined more extensivelywithin that review process Government and ACCC to work with franchising sector todevelop better education, training, and research onfranchising24

Research, Advocacy, and Pro Bono Work Pro bono legal work to support further research, advocacy,and test cases for small business on both statutoryunconscionability and franchising Alignment with existing government policies and processes onpro bono work by lawyers and consumer research andadvocacy Evidence-based research needed to inform next review ofthese reforms and all other recent TPA/FCC changes Allow period of 3-5 years for current changes (including thosearising from the Panel’s Report to take effect25