Despite what some in the industry say, it’s neither illegal nor uncommon for franchisors to negotiate franchise agreements with prospective franchise buyers.
Bringing franchise registrations into the 21st century, Washington may require franchisors to e-file registrations.
Nevada’s new law AB 276 provides comfort to franchisors seeking to enforce covenants not to compete in the state.
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 U.S. Small Business Administration (“SBA”), in response to pressure by the International Franchise Association, recently changed its position regarding how it views franchise companies and their affiliates for purposes of determining loan worthiness.