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Regulations for the franchise sector

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Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO

Effective date: 1 January 2021

What changes?

Are you a franchisee or franchiser? There will be official regulations for the franchise sector. These will strengthen the position of the franchisee. The regulations will cover four areas:

  • the exchange of information before closing the franchise contract
  • changing an existing franchise contract
  • the consultation between a franchiser and their franchisees
  • ending a franchise collaboration

A new law will state the minimum of critical information the franchiser needs to give before the franchise contract is closed.

For whom?

  • entrepreneurs who are franchisers
  • entrepreneurs who are franchisees

When?

The law concerning franchises will come into effect on 1 January 2021.

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Please contact the Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO

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Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO