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How to protect your name as a franchisor

how to protect your name as a franchisor

Many companies in South Africa have often benefitted greatly from converting branches into paid-for franchise operations and most new operations are now set up as franchises. The benefits and risks associated with franchise agreements The advantages of franchising are now abundantly clear. Franchising gives the entrepreneur greater freedom and motivation and allows him or her to maximise his Read More

THE CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT

The Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008 (CPA or the Act) came into final effect on 31 March 2010 and the regulations under the Act came into effect simultaneously. The CPA has far-reaching impacts on most transactions concluded in South Africa. The CPA has the effect of limiting the traditionally sacrosanct 'freedom of contract' principle in our law. In the past, our courts have held parties free Read More

Notice on business registration under the CPA

A recent notice on registration of business (“Trading as”) names under the Consumer Protection Act (CPA) 2008 has been released. For more information please see the following link: Registration of Business…

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