The next meeting of the Kansas City Franchise Business Network is scheduled to occur on Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at the Kansas City office of Armstrong Teasdale, 2345 Grand Boulevard, Suite 1500, Kansas City, MO 64108. The topic of the meeting is "Effective Management of Litigation" and will feature guest speaker Marcus A. Banks, Senior Vice President – Litigation and Government Relations of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation. Mr. Banks, who oversees all of the corporation's litigation, will discuss evaluating and assessing litigation risk, negotiating and resolving litigation (including pre-suit resolution strategies), and identifying and securing insurance coverage for claims. Other topics to be covered include strategies for managing discovery, as well as recommendations for limiting vicarious liability claims.
This meeting of the Kansas City Franchise Business Network is being hosted by Armstrong Teasdale. The Franchise Business Network is a program of the International Franchise Association. For more information about the purpose and history of the Franchise Business Network, please visit the IFA's website.
Registration will begin at 11:45 A.M., with the program scheduled to start at 12:00 P.M. Lunch will be served. The meeting is open to all members of the franchise community. There is no cost to attend, but please RSVP in advance to Mary Rodell at (800) 243-5070 ext. 7489, or firstname.lastname@example.org.