International Comparative Legal Guide to: Franchise 2018

International Comparative Legal Guide to: Franchise 2018 The ICLG series has been published. Read Esmari Jonker’s contribution to the International Comparative Legal Guide series: Franchise 2018. Download Pdf Smit & Van Wyk, Inc. South Africa contributed to...

Franchise Operations Manual

What Is a Franchise operations manual? A franchise operations manual is the primary document that governs the day to day franchise procedures and operational requirements. The manual should be specify in detail the procedures with which franchisees should comply in...

Franchising

Franchising: When the franchisor grants licensing rights to a franchisee to use the franchise business system. The franchisor will remain the owner of all intellectual property rights surrounding the business system. Franchiser Agreement A franchise agreement should...

Franchise Attorneys

Franchise attorneys deal with all legal aspects between franchisors and franchises. The business that starts the franchise is the franchisor and will license its trade name, operating methods and intellectual property to the franchisees. If you are the franchisor you...

The Friday the 13th Franchise

Friday the 13th History Several theories exist about the origin of the superstition. The earliest known documented reference to Friday the 13th occurs in Henry Sutherland Edwards’ 1869 biography of Gioachino Rossini, who died on a Friday 13th. It is a modern...

Franchise Agreements in South Africa

Many well known South Africa franchises are based on long running agreements between franchisors and franchisees. Portions of these agreements or, in some cases, the full agreements may very soon be found to be invalid because they may be found to be contrary to...

Consumer Protection Act – Franchising

The legal principles of franchising have been long established in South Africa and are based on common law principles.  However with the commencement of the Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008 and specifically the commencement of the Consumer Protection Regulations in...

About the Franchise Agreement

A franchise agreement is in essence not defined in separate category of law, but is governed by existing law of contracts.  More specifically, a franchise agreement is a licence agreement whereby certain intellectual property is licensed by a franchisor to a...