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New Unfair Contract Terms and Unconscionable Conduct Regime
Great News for Commercial Tenants
Impact of No Acess Clause in COVID-19 Times - Part 2
Impact of No Acess Clause in COVID-19 Times - Part 1
Small Business Check-List
Legal Pitfalls of Selling a Business
Entrepreneurs - Buying, Building and Selling Businesses
Solicitor's Approval Clauses
Will You Get Paid? Need Terms of Trade?


Results of the 2021 Franchising New Zealand Survey
Franchising 2020 - Virtual Round Table (Six franchise law experts discuss the importance of due diligence, exit strategies and intellectual property management in franchising)
The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guides - New Zealand: Franchise & Licensing (This country-specific Q&A provides an overview of franchise & licensing laws and regulations applicable in New Zealand)
Corporate Governance is Good for Franchising
While You Are Sleeping Your Brand Could Be Destroyed
What is a Franchise?
Franchising in New Zealand
Must Knows About Franchising in New Zealand
Legal Aspects of Franchising in New Zealand (Article 1)
Legal Aspects of Franchising in New Zealand (Article 2)
In Evaluating a Move Into Franchising
Prospective Franchisee Checklist
Franchising is Like a Marriage
Buying a Small Business or Franchise?
Territory - Do You Really Know What You Are Getting?
Termination of Master Franchise Agreements and the Consequences
Setting Prices for Customers - Is It Legal?

International Franchising and Licensing

Getting the Deal Through - Franchise 2023 (Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd)
Getting the Deal Through - Licensing 2022 (Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd)
The Franchise Law Review - Stewart Germann discusses franchising in New Zealand (Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. This article was first published in January 2021. For further information please contact
The International Comparative Legal Guide: Franchise 2020 - A Practical Cross-Border Insight Into Franchise Law
The Impact of Risk and Compliance on Cross Border Sales and Franchise Agreements
Aspects of International Franchising in Relation to New Zealand

Intellectual Property

Trade Marks
Trade Secrets

Dispute Resolution


Privacy Act


We are Passionate About Franchising and Business Law

Stewart Germann Law Office | Franchise Lawyers and Notary Public
Ground Floor, Princes Court, 2 Princes Street, Auckland 1010
P O Box 1542, Auckland 1140
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