Special regulation on franchise agreements proposed: more protection for franchisees

On 12 December, a draft legislative proposal (“proposal“) was published containing a special regulation on franchise agreements. Until now, there have been no special regulations regarding franchise agreements. The Explanatory Memorandum mentions that franchisees believe that franchisors have a more dominant position within their relationship. According to franchisees, this causes unreasonable and undesirable situations. The Dutch Franchise Code, a means … Read more