Written by Team Farallon
Nicolas was interviewed for this ChannelNewsAsia article: Anytime Fitness tailgating fee: Can businesses legally enforce such fines?
Written by: Louisa Tang
Two weeks ago, gym chain Anytime Fitness apologised for charging its Bugis outlet member S$60 as a “tailgating fee”. CNA speaks to another member who was also asked to pay a fine and asks lawyers if these terms are enforceable.
“Mr Nicolas Tang, managing director of Farallon Law, said the legal enforceability of such terms and conditions also depends on whether they are in the membership contract, or are merely imposed on members after they join the club.
Alan was referred to Anytime Fitness’ membership policies when he disputed his tailgating fee. These terms would not be enforceable against him if he did not sign the policies or they did not form part of the membership contract, Mr Tang added.”
Read the full article here.
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