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Fisher Phillips LLP
The franchise business model can provide great opportunity for entrepreneurs interested in building off an established brand as well as for established restaurants looking to expand.
Butler Snow LLP
The Tennessee Business Court, in For Senior Help, LLC v. Medex Patient Transport, LLC, Case No. 16-0553-BC, decided January 5, 2017, stayed litigation and compelled arbitration of the disputes...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
The Massachusetts legislature is considering, once again, the enactment of a franchise relationship/termination statute titled the "Massachusetts Fair Franchise Act" (the "Act").
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
The U.S. Court of Appeals in Boston found that a group of janitorial business owners, who became franchisees as transferees of franchise agreements, had adequate notice of the arbitration...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
In a pair of recent decisions, California courts ruled that franchisors may be vicariously liable for criminal acts occurring at their franchisees' stores.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Proposed legislation in Nebraska would amend the state's Franchise Practices Act to provide that a franchisee shall not be deemed an "employee" under Nebraska law...
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
The distribution of on-highway motorcycles and powersport vehicles, such as off-highway motorcycles, ATVs, snowmobiles, and PWCs (Personal Water Craft) is regulated by various franchise state laws.
Holland & Knight
San Jose is the largest city in California's Silicon Valley, yet some of the tech industry's largest employers maintain their biggest offices elsewhere.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Franchise mergers and acquisitions are not slowing down, and the deals range from small, like the recent acquisition of Green Home Solutions by Mosquito Shield...
Ruchelman PLLC
Change driven by development of intellectual property ("I.P.") is now a constant. Whether the I.P. user is a tax adviser accessing a digital library, an auto mechanic interfacing with an engine...
LeClairRyan
One of the toughest challenges an aspiring franchisor may face is selling its first franchise. Who would take the risk of buying a franchise from a franchise company that has no franchisees?
Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams
Are you thinking about expanding your restaurant?
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Franchisors need to review their Franchise Disclosure Document ("FDD") to ensure compliance with new commentary issued by the NASAA regarding Financial Performance Representations ("FPR").
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.
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Butler Snow LLP
The Tennessee Business Court, in For Senior Help, LLC v. Medex Patient Transport, LLC, Case No. 16-0553-BC, decided January 5, 2017, stayed litigation and compelled arbitration of the disputes...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
In a pair of recent decisions, California courts ruled that franchisors may be vicariously liable for criminal acts occurring at their franchisees' stores.
Fisher Phillips LLP
The franchise business model can provide great opportunity for entrepreneurs interested in building off an established brand as well as for established restaurants looking to expand.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Proposed legislation in Nebraska would amend the state's Franchise Practices Act to provide that a franchisee shall not be deemed an "employee" under Nebraska law...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
The U.S. Court of Appeals in Boston found that a group of janitorial business owners, who became franchisees as transferees of franchise agreements, had adequate notice of the arbitration...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
The Massachusetts legislature is considering, once again, the enactment of a franchise relationship/termination statute titled the "Massachusetts Fair Franchise Act" (the "Act").
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...
Ruchelman PLLC
Change driven by development of intellectual property ("I.P.") is now a constant. Whether the I.P. user is a tax adviser accessing a digital library, an auto mechanic interfacing with an engine...
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.
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.
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