Future Policy Options in Franchising in the EU: Confronting Unfair Trading Practices

14-10-2016

As in other supply chains, unfair trading practices (UTPs) also occur in franchise in the EU. In view of the strong cross-border component in franchising, there are sound reasons to state that a uniform (legislative) approach to correct UTPs is advisable so that franchisees located in different member states receive equal protection.

As in other supply chains, unfair trading practices (UTPs) also occur in franchise in the EU. In view of the strong cross-border component in franchising, there are sound reasons to state that a uniform (legislative) approach to correct UTPs is advisable so that franchisees located in different member states receive equal protection.