The Virginia State Corporation Commission is considering implementing a new exemption to its disclosure and registration law for large initial franchise investments in excess of $5 million.
Two bills are currently pending before the California legislature that can directly affect franchising in the state.
A federal court in Seattle has denied the International Franchise Association’s request to enjoin the portions of Seattle’s minimum wage law that discriminate against franchisees.
Exciting news (for me, at least): Forward Franchising is now on Alltop. Alltop is an aggregator of online content that lists content from various authors
Armstrong Teasdale will be hosting a webinar on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 10:00 AM Pacific / 12:00 PM Central entitled “Super-Sized Strikes: Nonunion Strikes Can Burn Unprepared Employers.” The webinar was designed to help employers (particularly those in the fast-food industry) understand how to respond to a growing trend in the restaurant and retail industry that has found nonunion employees striking in response to their perceived issues with pay.
Here’s an interesting case I recently came across. It features a franchisee based in Italy suing its California-based franchisor in California, alleging violations of California’s franchise laws.