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Financial crimes are gaining wider recognition among the business community, and the community at large. However, market manipulation remains one of the lesser known financial crimes. There are several reasons for that, too. Market manipulation is a complex crime that involves interference with financial markets on a relatively large scale. Interfering with markets is no straightforward task. Nevertheless, it does occur, and it is prudent for businesspeople to be aware of its manifestations. read more…
Money laundering is something that has been in the news a bit lately. During the lead up to the Royal Commission into Banking, a lot was said of some institutions’ potential complicity in money laundering schemes. However, that’s not necessarily money laundering as most people know it. read more…
The franchise model of business is well-known. We see it in a wide variety of forms, within industries from gardening and fast food, to bookkeeping and conveyancing. There’s a reason for its prevalence, too: it’s an effective way for businesses to expand. So, if you would like to expand your business, you may have considered becoming a franchisor. But what exactly does that entail? The first step to becoming a franchisor is to identify prospective franchisees, that is, the people who will purchase the franchise rights to your business.
Franchising arrangements form the basis of a very common business model. Some of the best known franchises exist in the fast food industry, but you’re likely to have seen or even employed franchised services in a whole host of industries, from lawn and garden care, to accounting and IT. The wide-ranging presence of franchised businesses seems to suggest that they’re quite successful. And certainly, that can be the case. However, franchise arrangements are not without risk. If you’re considering entering a franchise arrangement, you should look at the advantages and disadvantages on a case-by-case basis. Before you do, though, let’s take a look at the principles underpinning franchise arrangements.
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