The California Department of Business Oversight announced that it is discontinuing online franchise document access
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.
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.
Two bills are currently pending before the California legislature that can directly affect franchising 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.