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Andrew Terry

Andrew Terry

LLB Hons (Cant NZ); LLM Hons (Cant NZ)
Professor and Chair of Discipline

Rm 533
H69 - Economics and Business Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

Telephone +61 2 9114 0619
Fax +61 2 9351 7471


Andrew Terry has recently been appointed as Professor of Business Regulation in the Faculty of Economics and Business after a long career at the University of New South Wales - the last fifteen as Head of the School of Business Law and Taxation. He is an Emeritus Professor at the University of New South Wales and Honorary Dean and Visiting Professor of Beijing Normal University's Franchise Management School.

Andrew researches and teaches in the areas of competition law, fair trading law and intellectual property law, with a particular focus on franchising, and has over 300 papers. His publications include Business and the Law (currently in its 5th edition) and Franchising Law and Practice. Andrew has had a long engagement with business, professional and government communities. He is a former member of the Small Business Development Corporation of NSW, the Deputy Chair of Lawasia's Business Law Section (and Chair of the Franchising Committee), Governor of the Franchise Council of Australia's Franchise Academy and a consultant to DC Strategy. From 1998 to 2008 he was Special Counsel to Deacons (now Norton Rose).

Andrew has wide international experience, particularly in relation to franchising development and regulation in Asia. He has worked with industry and governments in a number of Asian countries and drafted Vietnam's franchise law which came into operation in 2006. He has been inducted into the Australian Franchising Hall of fame.

Newsroom articles

  • PHL franchise operators told to go for single-market ASEAN 15 Jul 2013

    GMA News Online

    Professor Andrew Terry has told Filipino news agency GMA Online that a single-market ASEAN ???serves as an opportunity for local brands to build regional scale before global expansion.???

  • Breaking into Asia 07 Feb 2013

    Herald Sun

    The Herald Sun has interviewed Professor Andrew Terry, Business School, on a two-year research project being run for AusAID, to look at structural, regulatory, commercial and legal barriers to franchising in South-East Asia.

  • Franchise investment: all you need is love? 21 Sep 2012


    Professor Andrew Terry has published an opinion editorial exploring whether love for a brand is enough to form the foundation of a franchise purchase.

  • AusAID grant to boost Mongolian public sector transparency and accountability 20 Apr 2012

    Business Council of Mongolia

    The Business Council of Mongolia NewsWire has reported on the University of Sydney Business School winning a prestigious AusAID research grant that will see it export its capability- building expertise in Mongolia. Lead grant researcher Dr Nigel Finch and Professor Andrew Terry comment on Mongolia's contribution to economic growth in North Asia.

  • Franchises: Don't go in half-baked 12 Feb 2012

    Adelaide Now

    Andrew Terry, professor of Business Regulation at the University of Sydney Business School talks about opportunities in franchising.

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Research Grants


Country and Regional Initiatives for SME Franchise Policy Formulation and Franchise Development in ASEAN

The Activity objective is to support and encourage the orderly development of franchising, thereby promoting the growth of SMEs in Burma, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, the Philippines and Indonesia. Specifically, the Activity aims to: 1) develop appropriate policy measures to encourage SME franchise development within the specified ASEAN countries; 2) develop guidelines to encourage inter-ASEAN franchising through a regional strategy; and 3) build capabilities within each of the specified ASEAN countries to support the institutional, regulatory, financial and operational frameworks necessary to promote, develop and sustain intra- and inter-country franchising.

AusAID Public Sector Linkage Program


Enhancing sustainable economic growth by improving transparency and accountability in the Mongolia

The project aims to enhance sustainable economic growth in Mongolia by improving transparency and accountability in the country's public sectors, especially those operating in the extractive, mining services and agricultural sectors of the economy. Specifically, the project aims to: 1) build the capabilities of individual regulators and their institutions in the areas of financial and non-financial disclosures; 2); develop a locally contextualised best-practice framework for disclosure by public institutions designed to improve the transparency of key public institutions and their operations; and 3) design systems for the aggregation and dissemination of public sector performance that conform with international best-practice.

AusAID Public Sector Linkage Program

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