The Franchise Association and Franchise Binding – Contracting 2019, No. 1

In the leading legal scientific journal Contracting, Mr. Dolphijn wrote a contribution about common provisions in franchise agreements that stipulate that a franchisee must be a member of a franchisees’ association.
In this contribution, Mr. Dolphijn responds to the question of whether a franchisee is bound by agreements that the franchisees’ association makes with the franchisor. He concludes that this is not necessarily the case. Rules are included in the preliminary draft legislation on franchise whereby the franchisor requires the prior consent of a two-thirds majority of the represented body of the franchisees when implementing changes. How does this relate to, for example, association law?

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