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Dickinson Wright PLLC
On March 21, 2017, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed into law House Bill 2322 which is Arizona's response to the legal controversy plaguing many franchisors relative to imputed joint employment.
Ruchelman PLLC
In a 21st century America where new ideas continually create new intangible property, U.S. corporations often desire to contribute their I.P. to a foreign affiliate who then develops and...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
The election of Donald Trump as the next president of the United States certainly promises significant changes for the nation's businesses.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Franchisors must exercise caution in how they support franchisees on the labor front. In recent years, the franchise world has been upended by an aggressive, anti-franchise, NLRB.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
A federal court in California recently held that a franchisor cannot be held liable for labor code claims where it did not exercise control directly, or through an actual agency relationship with the employer...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Minh Vu, Julia Sarnoff and Kevin Fritz authored "Website, Kiosks, and Other Self-Service Equipment in Franchising: Legal Pitfalls Posed by Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act," an article for the Franchise Law Journal.
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
There is a widespread assumption that brand franchise agreements are not negotiable.
Holland & Knight
In the November 2016 general election, voters in Arkansas, Florida and North Dakota amended their state constitutions to authorize the use of marijuana for medical purposes, while voters in California, Nevada, Maine and Massachusetts expanded their tolerance for the use of marijuana to include recreational use.
Carlton Fields
Former franchisees filed a petition to vacate an arbitration award entered in favor of their former franchisor which enforced a 2-year non-compete provision in the parties' franchise agreement...
Dickinson Wright PLLC
As we all know, using arbitration clauses in commercial agreements is pretty commonplace—particularly in the franchise world. Yet, as two recent federal appeals court decisions make clear...
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Franchisors in the United States are experiencing increased risk of being classified as a joint employer.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
As we all know, using arbitration clauses in commercial agreements is pretty commonplace—particularly in the franchise world.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Group medical and dental practices often look to expand their practices by hiring additional professionals, typically those with less experience than the equity owners of the practice group.
Fox Rothschild LLP
In Saladworks, an employee of a Saladworks franchisee was injured on the job.
Fox Rothschild LLP
In Gessele v. Jack in the Box, Inc., the franchise world got a win in the joint employer battle when the United States District Court for Oregon held that Jack in the Box, Inc. was not the joint employer of certain employees of its franchisees as a matter of law using the economic reality test in granting summary judgment in JIB's favor.
Fox Rothschild LLP
It is January and that means we are already counting down the days until the deadlines for updating your franchise disclosure document (FDD) and filing state franchise renewals are here.
Butler Snow LLP
For those updating Franchise Disclosure Documents this year, take note of some recent changes to Rhode Island's franchise law.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Alexander S. Radus was featured in the PennRecord article, "Pennsylvania Franchisors are Handed Victory in Employment Status Debate."
Fox Rothschild LLP
The question of whether a relationship between a watch manufacturer, Swatch, and a watch shop operator amounts to a "franchise" was answered in the negative by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Philadelphia in Orologio v. Swatch Group (U.S.) Inc.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
It's a common business model in the fast-food industry: a massive restaurant company provides the menu, the marketing—including catchy slogans and a universally recognized logo...
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Ruchelman PLLC
In a 21st century America where new ideas continually create new intangible property, U.S. corporations often desire to contribute their I.P. to a foreign affiliate who then develops and...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Franchisors must exercise caution in how they support franchisees on the labor front. In recent years, the franchise world has been upended by an aggressive, anti-franchise, NLRB.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The FTC has issued an updated data breach response guide. The guide provides an outline of steps the FTC believes your company should follow in the event of a data breach. They fall into several broad categories: securing operations, fixing vulnerabilities, and notifying appropriate parties.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
The election of Donald Trump as the next president of the United States certainly promises significant changes for the nation's businesses.
Fox Rothschild LLP
In Gessele v. Jack in the Box, Inc., the franchise world got a win in the joint employer battle when the United States District Court for Oregon held that Jack in the Box, Inc. was not the joint employer of certain employees of its franchisees as a matter of law using the economic reality test in granting summary judgment in JIB's favor.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
As we all know, using arbitration clauses in commercial agreements is pretty commonplace—particularly in the franchise world.
Holland & Knight
In the November 2016 general election, voters in Arkansas, Florida and North Dakota amended their state constitutions to authorize the use of marijuana for medical purposes, while voters in California, Nevada, Maine and Massachusetts expanded their tolerance for the use of marijuana to include recreational use.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Minh Vu, Julia Sarnoff and Kevin Fritz authored "Website, Kiosks, and Other Self-Service Equipment in Franchising: Legal Pitfalls Posed by Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act," an article for the Franchise Law Journal.
Fox Rothschild LLP
This month Wendy's revealed that the security breach it disclosed earlier this year was much larger than it initially reported.
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
There is a widespread assumption that brand franchise agreements are not negotiable.
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