Bringing franchise registrations into the 21st century, Washington may require franchisors to e-file registrations.
Unlike most states, California’s registration and disclosure law does not stop applying when the franchise agreement is signed. An agreement between the parties to materially change (or amend) an existing franchise agreement is an event triggering special requirements in California.
Nevada’s new law AB 276 provides comfort to franchisors seeking to enforce covenants not to compete in the state.
Today I attended the International Franchise Association's fourth annual California Franchising Day. During the course of the day, I had the opportunity to meet with
The International Franchise Association’s (IFA) fourth annual California “Franchising Day” is set for March 8, 2016. The goal of Franchising Day is to inform California legislators about some of the key issues affecting the franchise industry.
Last night I reviewed a franchise agreement and found a surprising, and illegal, provision buried deep in the contract. If ever there was a compelling case for being careful when you are choosing legal counsel, I just found the provision that makes it.