Mediation & Trade Practices Disputes

Trade Practices cases involve such areas as price fixing, price discrimination, restraint of trade (including certain types of exclusive dealing eg. third line forcing), abuse of market power, misleading & deceptive conduct and unconscionable conduct. The Act provides certain product warranties for consumers, and extensive damages and other remedies can be awarded by the courts for breaches of the Trade

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Franchising Industry Disputes

Franchise contracts vary from simple product to more complicated business format franchises. They all place obligations on the parties to meet performance standards. More than any other business area franchising relies on positive business relationships and effective communication as the failure of either party to meet their obligations may result in financial loss for the other party. Many disputes arise

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