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Tips on Buying an Existing Franchise

Oct 13 2014 - 4:32pm
Buying an existing franchise has some key advantages over buying an existing main street business.
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NLRB McDonalds Decision Could Impact Franchisors Nationwide

Jul 31 2014 - 6:15pm
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Office of General Counsel authorized complaints filed by employees of McDonalds franchisees could also be held against McDonalds USA, LLC, the franchisor.
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Pennsylvania HB 1620, the "Responsible Franchise Practices Bill"

Feb 25 2014 - 10:11am
Pennsylvania HB 1620, known as the “Responsible Franchise Practices Bill”, attempts to bring a balance to the franchisor/franchisee relationship for Pennsylvania franchisees.
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Key Takeaways from the Nov 13th PFA Meeting on Recruiting, Hiring & Reducing Turnover of Key Employees

Dec 17 2013 - 1:29pm
Last month the Philadelphia Franchise Association (PFA) had a terrific meeting at Maggiano's in downtown Philadelphia.
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Key Commercial Lease Terms

May 1 2013 - 11:15am
What are the key terms that a prospective tenant of a commercial lease should consider prior to signing a commercial lease?
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Formal Resale Program for Franchisees led by Franchisors

Apr 10 2013 - 3:07pm
Franchisors many times don't think about franchisees exiting their system as the opportunity that it really is.
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Hot Franchises for Prospective Franchisees

Sep 19 2012 - 8:30am
Anywhere I go, when people learn that I am a franchise attorney, they ask me what are the "hot" franchises that prospective franchisees are considering.
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What is a Franchise vs Business Opportunity?

Sep 7 2012 - 8:30am
Most business owners do not realize that there is a difference between a franchise and a business opportunity.
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Franchisee's Rights Upon Termination of the Franchise Agreement

Sep 4 2012 - 8:30am
What are a franchisee's rights and duties upon the termination of the franchise agreement?
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What Can Franchisors and Franchisees Do To Improve The Economy?

Aug 30 2012 - 8:30am
As the economy struggles to recover from the deep recession of a few years ago, more and more emphasis by the media is being put on ways to buy American products.
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What Is "Plain English" In An FDD?

Aug 28 2012 - 8:30am
The FDD is required to be written in "plain English". What exactly does plain English mean?
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Should a Prospective Franchisee Work with a Franchise Broker / Consultant?

Jul 31 2012 - 8:30am
I am often asked that question by prospective franchisees. Alternatively, someone will contact me and after speaking with me may decide that they want to look at other franchise opportunities.
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KEY PROVISIONS OF THE FDD THAT EVERY PROSPECTIVE FRANCHISEE SHOULD KNOW

Jul 31 2012 - 8:30am
What are the key provisions of the franchise documents that every franchisee should know?
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WHAT FAILING FRANCHISEES SHOULD CONSIDER

Jul 26 2012 - 8:30am
What should failing franchisees consider? When failing franchisees contact us for help with their franchise there are a number of concerns that need to be considered.
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Due Diligence for Prospective Franchisees

Jul 18 2012 - 8:30am
What type of due diligence, investigation or validation should a prospective franchisee perform?
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