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...