Franchise Law

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International Franchise Locations Generic Map

Some Relevant International Statute

In Brief: International expansion not only offers franchisors the opportunity to travel but can also present a largely low risk venture. If a franchise fails to take root...
Women Learning about Franchise Disclosure Documents

Introduction to the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD)

In Brief: In 1978, the Federal Trade Commission implemented the FTC Rule. The FTC Rule requires that franchisors file annually a Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) and provide it to...

Franchise Arbitration Disputes

In Brief: The concept, which frequently appears as a contract provision or in the Franchise Disclosure Document, requires parties to resolve disputes, or legal conflicts, through an arbitrator, rather...