Differences between California’s statute and regulation on negotiated franchise sales can be confusing even to experienced practitioners. This article explains the reasons for the differences and offers suggestions for resolving the conflict between the two provisions.
Month: April 2010
Encouraging Economic Signs
Encouraging news from the Commerce Department: retail sales up 1.6 percent in March, and over 7.6 percent as compared with a year ago.
Ketchup Catches Up
After more than 40 years of using the “packet” design, Heinz announces a new “Dip & Squeeze” ketchup package that is both eco- and consumer-friendly.
The Unintended Franchise – A Trap For Unwary Business Owners
Are you unknowingly operating a franchise system? If you are licensing others to use your trademarks for a fee, the answer could be yes. Under federal or even state law, a commercial relationship between two parties could be a franchise — even if neither of the parties intended to create one.