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Tom Spadea Speaks at AACC Forum

Jan 27 2017 - 11:14am
Tom Spadea recently spoke at the African American Chamber of Commerce's Franchising Forum at the Community College of Philadelphia.The forum centered around a 2016 study on franchising that found it to be a powerful piece of our economy.
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SBA Dramatically Changes the Franchise Registry

Dec 13 2016 - 12:14pm
Tom Spadea was recently asked by financing industry veteran Mike Rozman, CEO of Boefly, for his thoughts on the recent SBA policy change regarding the Franchise Registry. The Small Business Administration (SBA) made a change to how SBA lenders will fund franchisees.
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Philadelphia Franchise Association October Lunch & Learn

Nov 18 2016 - 1:10pm
Maggiano's Little Italy in Philadelphia was packed with 90 franchise professionals during October's Lunch & Learn event.
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The Best Way to Salvage a Failing Franchise Unit

Nov 11 2016 - 12:15pm
Even the best franchise systems have weak spots. If your franchise is struggling because of a franchisee, you might benefit from some work out options.
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Tags: Franchise

What Are Common Area Maintenance Charges In A Commercial Lease?

Sep 13 2016 - 8:30am
Most commercial retail leases are triple net leases.
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What is a Master Franchise and Sub-Franchise and How Are They Different Than An Area Development?

Aug 11 2016 - 11:23am
Like most business disciplines, franchising has its own jargon or vocabulary.
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Philadelphia Franchise Association June Lunch & Learn

Jun 22 2016 - 12:16pm
The Philadelphia Franchise Association had a Lunch & Learn at Maggiano's Little Italy on June 8th.
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Tom Spadea to Speak at Franchise Workshop at Rowan University

May 27 2016 - 3:27pm
If you have thought about starting your own franchise, then this workshop is for you! Find out how you can start being your own boss by attending this FREE event on June 1st (Wednesday).
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49th Annual International Franchise Association Legal Symposium

May 24 2016 - 12:55pm
Will Jameson of Spadea Lignana Shares His Experience
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Tom Spadea Speaking at Craft Brewers Conference

May 5 2016 - 1:19pm
FREE THE BEER!: AN EXPLORATION OF THE RELEVANCE, NECESSITY, AND LEGALITY OF MODERN BEER FRANCHISE LAW
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Tom Spadea Speaks at the Jersey Mike's National Conference

Apr 13 2016 - 1:21pm
April 10, 2016 - Orlando Florida
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Tips For Buying An Existing Franchise Business

Jan 19 2016 - 10:15am
When you are buying an existing franchise business, you have several issues about which to be concerned.
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Tags: Franchise

Why Should a Franchisee Consultant Recommend an Attorney Review

Nov 12 2015 - 12:50pm
Many times franchisee consultants or brokers are concerned to recommend that their candidates have an attorney review of the franchise documents. I would strongly recommend otherwise.
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Tags: Franchise

"Lawyers and Social Media"

Sep 3 2015 - 2:04pm
Increasingly, the majority of lawyers reaching partnership have never known professional life without BlackBerrys, online research and professional networking Web sites. LinkedIn, Facebook and MySpace allow users to post personal and professional information and share this information with other users.
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