Indiana issued a compliance alert covering four updates to the Indiana franchise laws to take effect on July 1, 2020. The changes (i) add a duty to update FDD within 30 days of a material change (ii) grant the ability to select specific annual registration termination dates, (iii) clarify the exemption coverage; and (iv) clarify

Contributed by Deborah S. Weiss

 

The Georgia Legislature recently enacted legislation that should send an encouraging signal to franchisors. House Bill 548 was passed unanimously in both the State House of Representatives and the State Senate, making Georgia the first state to adopt legislation that prohibits a franchisee from being considered an employee of its