A recent decision from the United States District Court from the Western District of Virginia highlights the importance of careful drafting of franchise agreements and, in particular, dispute resolution provisions.
The next meeting of the Kansas City Franchise Business Network is scheduled to occur on Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at the Kansas City office of Armstrong Teasdale. The meeting will feature guest speaker Marcus A. Banks, Senior Vice President – Litigation and Government Relations of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation. Mr. Banks will discuss evaluating and assessing litigation risk, negotiating and resolving litigation, and identifying and securing insurance coverage for claims.
This weekend, Forward Franchising goes on the road: I will be blogging from the 2010 West Coast Franchise Expo, which is taking place from Friday, November 5th through Sunday, November 7th at the Los Angeles Convention Center.