The Securities Division of the Indiana Secretary of State issued a press release this week announcing that it filed an administrative complaint against Florida based Mac and Cheese Franchise Operations

Continue Reading Action by Indiana Securities Division Reminds Franchisors to Watch Those Item 7 Estimated Initial Investment Numbers

A federal district court recently granted the United States’ Motion for Default Judgment against the quick-service burger restaurant franchise concept, Burgerim Group USA, Inc. and its owner (“Burgerim”). The Federal

Continue Reading Court Grants nearly $49 Million Default Judgment Against Burger Franchisor in First FTC Franchise Lawsuit in over a Decade

A recent court case issued by a federal district court in Vermont (Provencher v. Bimbo Bakeries U.S.) emphasizes the distinction between independent contractors and employees under the Vermont

Continue Reading Cautionary Tale: Bakery Products Distributors Plausibly Deemed Employees Under Vermont Employment Practices Act