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2018 Advanced Business Law Institute - Franchise Law - Franchise Issues for Business Lawyers: How Business Lawyers Avoid or Remedy the Accidental Franchise

"• How joint venture, management, distribution, licensing and other types of agreements fall into the franchise trap (including specific examples). • Key differences in the definition of a franchise under federal law and Maryland and Virginia state law. The overview of national franchise regulation. • The potential risks to accidental franchisors and available franchisee remedies when a business arrangement is deemed to be a regulated business format franchise. • Steps business lawyers can take to avoid an accidental franchise. • Practice tips business lawyers should follow to address an accidental franchise situation."

2018 Advanced Business Law Institute - Franchise Law - Franchise Issues for Business Lawyers: How Business Lawyers Avoid or Remedy the Accidental Franchise

2018 Advanced Business Law Institute - Franchise Law - Franchise Issues for Business Lawyers: How Business Lawyers Avoid or Remedy the Accidental Franchise

Course Details

• How joint venture, management, distribution, licensing and other types of agreements fall into the franchise trap (including specific examples).
• Key differences in the definition of a franchise under federal law, and Maryland and Virginia state law. An overview of national franchise regulation is provided.
• The potential risks to accidental franchisors, and available franchisee remedies when a business arrangement is deemed to be a regulated business format franchise, will be discussed.
• Faculty will present practical measures business lawyers can take to avoid an accidental franchise, and what to do if an accidental franchise situation develops.

Continuing Education Legal Credit
1
Business Law