In order to legally sell franchises, in addition to the federal FTC Franchise Rule, you must comply with state law. Certain states, in addition to registration and filing requirements, have state specific exemptions to disclosures under certain circumstances. The state rules can be complex and at times cumbersome, so be sure you are compliant before you disclose a candidate or offer a franchise to a prospect. Click on each state to learn more about the state specific requirements.
*the above legend only applies to franchisors that have a valid federally registered trademark. Franchisors without a trademark are subject to additional requirements in certain states.