The Washington Department of Financial Institutions recently updated its filing requirements for franchisors.
Virginia Further Extends Franchise Renewal Period
On April 2, 2020, the Virginia State Corporation Commission (“SCC”) further extended the deadlines for franchisors to submit applications to renew their existing franchise registrations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Indiana Franchise Registration Update
Indiana is the latest franchise registration state to address the COVID-19 crisis.
New York Extends Franchise Renewal Deadlines In Response to COVID-19 Crisis
The New York Attorney General Office’s Department of Law (the “Department”) is the latest of the franchise registration states to announce an extension to franchise registration renewal deadlines in response to the public health emergency created by the coronavirus.
California Allowing Late Franchise Renewals Amid COVID-19 Crisis
The California Commissioner of Business Oversight (the “Commissioner”) has issued guidance to franchise companies regarding the Department of Business Oversight’s (“DBO”) handling of annual franchise renewal filings.
COVID-19 And Franchise Systems: Dealing With Disruption
The current COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted businesses across the globe, and franchises are no exception. We have some suggestions for franchisors to consider.