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Franchising Notice

Franchising Notice

The application of certain provisions of the Competition Act 89 of 1998, as amended, to franchise agreements 1. PREFACE 1.1 This notice is prepared and issued by the Competition Commission (hereinafter “the Commission”) in order to inform franchisors and franchisees...

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Beware Of Suretyship

As a businessperson, you will invariably be required to sign a Deed of Suretyship while conducting business. A Deed of Suretyship is where you undertake, in writing, in favour of a creditor to pay the debts of another party (the debtor).

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Does your franchise agreement comply with the CPA

WHAT IF YOUR FRANCHISE AGREEMENT DOESN’T COMPLY WITH THE CPA? You, the Franchisor signed a franchise agreement that you believed was valid. You carefully checked that the agreement contained all the pertinent details discussed with the Franchisee. You made sure that...

Franchising Notice

The application of certain provisions of the Competition Act 89 of 1998, as amended, to franchise agreements 1. PREFACE 1.1 This notice is prepared and issued by the Competition Commission (hereinafter “the Commission”) in order to inform franchisors and franchisees...

Beware Of Suretyship

As a businessperson, you will invariably be required to sign a Deed of Suretyship while conducting business. A Deed of Suretyship is where you undertake, in writing, in favour of a creditor to pay the debts of another party (the debtor). Should you require a loan or...

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