2014 was a challenging year for franchising, seeing two new broad-based forms of attack on the franchise model driven by labor unions. The International Franchise Association has created a coalition to fight back.
The IFA has responded to the City of San Francisco’s unanimously passing a new law called the “Retail Workers Bill of Rights.” If it is signed by Mayor Edwin Lee, it would go into effect next summer.
The second of a two-part piece examining why “dabbling” franchise attorneys — that is, those who are inexperienced in franchising and franchise law but get involved with franchise transactions anyway — can be harmful to their clients.
Avoid making these mistakes in Item 6 of your Franchise Disclosure Document.
Another Franchise Disclosure Document section franchisors frequently get wrong is Item 5; avoid making these mistakes in Item 5 of your own FDD.
The Franchise Disclosure Document section franchisors most frequently get wrong is Item 2. Avoid making these mistakes in Item 2 of your FDD.