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California Supreme Court: holding franchisor liable as employer depends on level of control over day-to-day employment decisions

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2014

On August 28, 2014, the California Supreme Court issued a decision holding that a franchisor that did not exhibit the characteristics of an

California about to make franchise terminations harder

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2014

A bill on the verge of becoming law in California will sharply narrow the grounds for termination of franchises in that state, and may require

Pennsylvania Court enforces forum selection clause in franchise non-compete against Florida-based defendant, and his non-signatory wife

  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2014

In yet another example of an increasing willingness to enforce properly-drafted forum selection clauses in non-compete disputes, a federal judge in

Franchising in India key considerations for franchisors seeking to grow their brands

  • DLA Piper LLP
  • -
  • India
  • -
  • August 25 2014

India recently staged the largest free democratic election in world history, bringing to power the National Democratic Alliance, led by the Bharatiya

Protecting your market and goodwill; post termination restrictions and stepping rights upheld as a matter of English law and EU competition law

  • Eversheds LLP
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 21 2014

Post termination restrictions on agents, distributors and franchisees are an important way to protect goodwill and customer relationships that have

NLRB’s General Counsel determines that McDonald’s is a joint employer with its franchisees

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 21 2014

The General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Richard F. Griffin, has authorized unfair labor practice complaints to issue

Franchisors beware! NLRB “joint employer” directive may put you on the hook for franchisee employees

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2014

The National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") General Counsel - in a directive that is sending shockwaves - recently announced that McDonald's could

Franchisors and franchisees: joint employers?

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2014

On July 29, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB's) General Counsel made an announcement portending a possible paradigm shift in labor

Ontario Court declares that bare trademark license agreement is not subject to franchise disclosure legislation

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 19 2014

A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice found that a bare trademark license agreement was not subject to Ontario's franchise

NLRB is poised to find joint employer relationships just about everywhere

  • Constangy Brooks & Smith LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 19 2014

As we have previously reported, on July 29, Richard Griffin, General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board, announced his intention to charge