Franchising: Realities and Remedies

This book covers compliance with federal and state contracts; antitrust and disclosure laws; protective advice for franchisor's counsel; the landlord in franchising; and the RICO statute.
Publisher: ALM
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ISBN: 9781588521965
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Franchising: Realities and Remedies provides you with specific, practical solutions to common problems faced by both franchisors and franchisees. It covers compliance with federal and state contracts; antitrust and disclosure laws; protective advice for franchisor's counsel; the landlord in franchising; and the RICO statute. The book—cited by the U.S. Supreme Court—also encompasses: litigation approaches and remedies available to individuals and to groups of franchisees; good-faith, fiduciary and equitable considerations; punitive damage awards; contractual arbitration; cutting litigation costs; finding the best witnesses; damages and procedural devices; trademarks; trade secrets; restrictive covenants; termination of a franchise operation; the "departing" franchisee; attorneys' fees; and the Bankruptcy Code.

Table of Contents

​Chapter 1: Introduction to Franchising
Chapter 2: Control and the Power Imbalance in the Franchise Relationship
Chapter 3: Franchising Manual
Chapter 4: Deception, Trickery, and Concealment in the Operation of a Franchise
Chapter 5: An Overview of Legal Problems and Remedies
Chapter 6: Disclosure Regulations and Their Enforcement
Chapter 7: Other Statutes Including “Little FTC” Acts
Chapter 8: Using the Common Law
Chapter 9: Good Faith, Fiduciary and Equitable Considerations
Chapter 9A: Mergers and Acquisitions of Franchise Systems
Chapter 9B: Renegotiating
Chapter 10: Protecting Franchisees Under the Antitrust Laws
Chapter 11: Antitrust Procedure
Chapter 12: Complex and Significant Legal Concepts
Chapter 13: Some Major Concerns About Franchising Going Forward