Articles on Franchises

Franchising: Appreciating its value By Adriano Pedrelli Corporate Law Departments, September 2014 After doing his own research, the author shares his conclusions about franchises and why they might not be getting the credit they deserve.
Legal and tax issues for franchisees By William A. Price General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, January 2009 Buying and operating a franchise is different than most of the other purchase or investment decisions your client will make in the course of your lifetime. Your client is getting a business that they will run using a more-or-less established system, not purchasing something physical like a car or a house.  
Franchising opportunities for women By Anita Ponder & Alison Helin Women and the Law, September 2005 With the complexities of juggling a family, career, and community service, franchising opportunities are especially appealing to women.
Rescission of franchise agreements pursuant to Franchise Disclosure Act ruled arbitrable By David Neuman Civil Practice and Procedure, February 2005 The Illinois Supreme Court recently rendered a decision in Jensen v. Quik International, 213 Ill. 2d 119 (2004).
Is your business relationship a franchise? It might be By Robin M. Spencer Corporate Law Departments, March 2004 Legal terms often have specialized meanings that can surprise even a sophisticated party. The term 'franchise,' or its derivative 'franchisee,' is one of those terms." To-Am v. Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America, 152 F.3d 658, 659-60 (7th Cir. 1998).

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