This week, the California legislature nearly unanimously approved Assembly Bill 525, which would (if signed by Gov. Brown) amend the existing California Franchise Relations Act (“CFRA”).
Tomorrow (Monday, June 29, 2015), California State Assembly Bill (AB) 525 will be considered by the Senate Business, Professions and Economic Development Committee. If passed by the Senate, AB 525 will amend the existing California Franchise Relations Act by expanding protections for existing franchisees.
On May 14, 2015, the California state Assembly passed AB 525, a bill that would amend the existing California Franchise Relations Act by expanding the protections for existing franchisees. The bill is now in the Senate for consideration.
The International Franchise Association’s (IFA) third annual California “Franchising Day” is set for March 11, 2015.
The California Department of Business Oversight (DBO) recently announced updates to its electronic filing portal that franchisors and other companies use to file franchise registration documents in California.
The State of New York renewed its limited exemption to its Franchise Sales Act, which will allow qualifying franchisors that are not registered with the State to participate in the June 2014 International Franchise Exposition.