As many Canadians, as well as foreign companies doing business in Canada, now know, the cornerstone of Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL) is a general
This week, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) updated its guidance for businesses on complying with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule
It is January and that means we are already counting down the days until the deadlines for updating your franchise disclosure document (FDD) and
This month Wendy’s revealed that the security breach it disclosed earlier this year was much larger than it initially reported. As most people know
A federal district court in Trenton, New Jersey, has ruled that franchisor 7-Eleven was entitled to summary judgment on a franchisee’s claims that it
Many businesses that would otherwise meet the definition of a “franchise” under the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Franchise Rule may qualify for an
The franchise industry is deep in renewal season and one recent California case reminds us that franchise systems, especially those with company
New "FAQ 37" released by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) makes clear that a franchise system reserving the right to develop "non-traditional
Franchisor, Little Caesar Enterprises, Inc., recently lost a motion for a temporary restraining order preliminary injunction against a former franchisee after the District Court of South Dakota found that it was unlikely to succeed on its claim that the system for producing "Hot-N-Ready" Pizzas was a "trade secret" under the South Dakota Trade Secrets Act.
The Virginia Division of Securities and Retail Franchising has recommended to the Virgina Corporations Commission certain revisions to the "Virginia Retail Franchising Act Rules" (Rules).