You are an entrepreneur. You created, founded and currently operate a successful and vibrant business. Perhaps customers, family members, or friends are loyal fans of your brand and are approachingContinue Reading Is it time to Franchise My Business – Part I?
Last year, the North American Securities Administrators Association’s (NASAA) launched the Franchise Electronic Filing Depository System (“FRED”), the nationwide online filing portal for state franchise registration and exemption filings. Going…Continue Reading Franchise Renewal Season is Coming so What’s New with FRED?
This week the Washington Securities Division announced that it is considering an amendment to the Washington Administrative Code (“WAC”) to formally adopt the Statement of Policy Regarding the Use of…Continue Reading Washington Moves to Adopt NASAA SOP
Contributed by Gabrielle E. Gordon.
On Labor Day, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed the Fast Food Accountability and Standards Recovery Act (FAST Recovery Act), which authorized the California Department…Continue Reading (Updated) Not So FAST: FAST Recovery Act on Pause until 2024 Referendum
The FTC nixes non-competes
One of the earliest reported cases challenging a non-compete clause was Mitchell v. Reynolds, 1 P. Wms. 181, 24 Eng. Rep. 347 (Q.B. 1711). The clause…Continue Reading POOF! There goes 500 years of jurisprudence. . .
This fall we posted about the North American Securities Administrators’ (NASAA) adoption of a Statement of Policy Regarding the Use of Franchise Questionnaires and Acknowledgments (the “SOP”). Technically, NASAA’s SOP…Continue Reading Update: This New Year’s Eve say Auld Lang Syne to Old Franchise Questionnaires and Acknowledgements
Guest Post by Odia Kagan
You may think that, unless your website is specifically intended for kids, you don’t need to worry about the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of…Continue Reading FTC Fines Epic Games $520 Million: What You Need to Know
Guest Post by Gabrielle E. Gordon
On Labor Day, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed the Fast Food Accountability and Standards Recovery Act (FAST Recovery Act), which authorized the California Department…Continue Reading Not So FAST: FAST Recovery Act on Pause until 2024 Referendum
As expected, the majority of this year’s State Regulatory Update Workshop at the Annual ABA Forum on Franchising Annual Meeting in San Diego, focused on the new NASAA Statement…Continue Reading Don’t Forget to Check Your Auditor’s Certification Before Franchise Renewal Time!