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Franchising companies often select arbitration to resolve issues with their franchisees and critical vendors. An arbitral forum allows the parties to discuss and resolve marketing initiatives outside
After three years of investigating inventory shortages in a five-store network, 7-Eleven was able to obtain a preliminary injunction against franchisees accused of underreporting in 7-Eleven v. Khan,
A particularly vexing issue for franchisors is enforcing the post-termination obligations against the former franchisee, and against others acting in concert to usurp the benefits of the franchise re
Franchisors draft franchise agreements to ensure that their rights will be enforced. When the drafting review is not comprehensive, the result may be troubling outcomes
The hours of pro bono work and the financial contributions to groups providing legal services to the poor that lawyers must report on their biennial registration forms will be available to anyone who
Originally Published: New York Law Journal
Franchise fees are said to be the lifeblood of the franchise system. If the royalties are not paid, does it constitute a claim for money damages or does it create grounds for injunctive relief
The hallmark of a franchise relationship is that the franchisor allows independent businesspeople to share in the good will represented by the trademarks in the distribution of goods or services
The Pennsylvania Health Club Act, which governs most types of health clubs located in Pennsylvania, was amended effective September 3, 2012, to permit health clubs to have non-staffed hours of operat
Because the New Jersey Franchise Practices Act basically requires material breach for termination or non-renewal, many of the disputes in franchise cases under the act challenge the existence of a "f
The Restaurant Development and Finance Conference occurs every year in Las Vegas. The conference brings together the finest minds in sales and finance and is well-attended by chain restaurants, franc
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