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Key franchise laws in USA

February 8 2019 A review of the key legislation applicable to franchises operating in USA, including with regard to pre-contractual disclosure, contractual provisions and guarantees.

Title IX sexual assault lawsuits are increasingly asserting both “post-reporting” and “heightened risk” claims

March 29 2017 Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) is enforceable through an individual’s private right of action, which has given rise to two…

FBI warns of fraud schemes targeting universities and their students

May 11 2017 Based upon a recent analysis of over 500 reports of fraud schemes targeting universities or their students, the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s…

Abandoned and unclaimed property: what you need to know

February 16 2017 Many people are completely unaware that they have property due to them or a deceased loved one being held by the state. Occasionally, advertisements…

Massachusetts high court declares that public company directors owe fiduciary duty to corporation rather than to shareholders

March 13 2017 Massachusetts SJC holds that directors of publicly traded Massachusetts corporations owe fiduciary duties not to the shareholders (as in Delaware)…

Spotlight: intellectual property for franchises in USA

March 4 2021 A review of the key IP laws relevant to franchise businesses operating in USA, including the protection and enforcement of trademarks, know-how and data.

In review: key franchise laws in USA

March 4 2021 A review of the key legislation applicable to franchises operating in USA, including with regard to pre-contractual disclosure, contractual provisions and guarantees.

Spotlight: intellectual property for franchises in USA

February 5 2020 A review of the key IP laws relevant to franchise businesses operating in USA, including the protection and enforcement of trademarks, know-how and data.

In review: key franchise laws in USA

February 5 2020 A review of the key legislation applicable to franchises operating in USA, including with regard to pre-contractual disclosure, contractual provisions and guarantees.

Intellectual property for franchises in USA

February 8 2019 A review of the key IP laws relevant to franchise businesses operating in USA, including the protection and enforcement of trademarks, know-how and data.