In recent years, Nixon Peabody has focused on being more efficient and responsive to clients. The firm now offers alternative fee arrangements, has developed a proprietary legal project management program, and even named a “Chief Innovation Officer,” a partner whose job it is to advance...
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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
In a case reminiscent of a man-bites-dog story, a franchisor's action to enforce its post-term restrictive covenant was recently dismissed for being in violation of its own forum selection clause
Growth in revenue is the single most important goal for law firms in the coming year in the midst of a minimally growing pool of outside legal spend, a recent BTI Consulting Group survey showed
Courts are often confronted with the pesky problem of enforcing a covenant against competition against non-signatories to a franchise agreemen
...A fee dispute between Nixon Peabody and a former client escalated in San Francisco Superior Court on...
Originally Published: The Recorder
One of the tools of the debtor filing bankruptcy is the ability to assume contracts or reject burdensome contracts. When a franchisor files bankruptcy, it may choose to reject the undesirable franchi
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