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Hardwicke Franchising Conference 2019: Franchise agreements under the microscope – time for change?

Hardwicke Franchising Conference 2019: Franchise agreements under the microscope – time for change?

29 Oct 2019, 12:30 - 17:30

Hardwicke, Hardwicke Building, New Square, Lincoln's Inn,London , WC2A 3SB

The annual Hardwicke Franchising Conference will take place on Tuesday 29 October 2019 chaired by David Lewis QC. The Hardwicke Franchise Team will be looking in detail at franchise agreements, identifying potential pitfalls and proposing new ways of avoiding problems.

Full details of the programme will be advertised in September.

If you would like to pre-register, then please e-mail: events@hardwicke.co.uk.

12:30    Lunch and registration

13:30    Welcome address by David Lewis QC

13:40    Discussion of proposed new wording for the grant of a franchise

14:25    Intellectual property clauses in franchise agreements

15:15    Coffee break

16:00    Termination clauses:
This session will look at notice provisions, the differences between contractual and common law termination as well as the consequences of insolvency and other termination triggers.

16:45    Coffee break

17:00    The judicial perspective

17:30    Drinks and canapés

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