Franchising

Legal, business and tax considerations of modern franchising, synthesized into a unified picture.
Publisher: Matthew Bender
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Legal, business and tax considerations of modern franchising, synthesized into a unified picture.

Covers:

•  The requirements of the FTC Franchising Rule, including the text of the Rule
•  State and federal disclosure; and registration requirements, including the text and analysis of the new Uniform Franchise Offering Circular (UFOC)
•  The franchise relationship
•  Clause-by-clause analysis of franchise agreements
•  Franchise alternatives; distributorship, leases, branch operations, limited partnerships, and more
•  Federal taxation of franchising
•  Antitrust considerations, trademarks, and trade names, real property, insurance
•  Bankruptcy of the franchisor and franchisee

Franchising includes the text of federal special industry laws; the text of state franchising and business opportunities statutes, regulations, and forms; summaries of state special industry laws; and more.

First published in 1969.

5 Volumes; Looseleaf; updated three times per year.

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Table of Contents

VOLUME 1 


PART I The Franchise Relationship


CHAPTER 1 Introduction


CHAPTER 2 Nature of Franchise Relationship


CHAPTER 3 Choice of Franchise Method of Expansion

PART II Franchisor Issues


CHAPTER 3A Protecting the Franchisor's Rights in Intangible Property


CHAPTER 3B Franchising and The Internet


CHAPTER 4 Legal Pitfalls of Franchise Operations


CHAPTER 4A Consumer Protection


CHAPTER 5 Taxation of Franchisors and Subfranchisors


CHAPTER 6 Conversion from a Company Operated to a Franchised Sales Operation


CHAPTER 7 Dual Distribution and Encroachment


CHAPTER 8 Selling Franchise Opportunities: Disclosure and Registration Requirements


CHAPTER 8A Franchising Abroad


CHAPTER 8B Taxation of International Franchising Arrangements

PART III The Franchise Agreement


CHAPTER 9 Considerations in Developing the Agreement


CHAPTER 9A Negotiating and Administering the Franchise Agreement


CHAPTER 10 Provisions of the Franchise Agreement

VOLUME 2


CHAPTER 11 Analysis of Typical Franchise Agreements


CHAPTER 12 Real Property and the Franchised Business


CHAPTER 13 Litigation and Dispute Settlement


CHAPTER 13A The Effect of Bankruptcy on Franchising


PART IV Franchisee Issues


CHAPTER 14 Advising the Prospective Franchisee


CHAPTER 15 Financing the Franchise Purchase


CHAPTER 16 Federal Taxation of Franchisee's Operation


CHAPTER 17 Franchise Business and Estate Planning


CHAPTER 18 Franchisee's Responsibility for State and Local Taxes


CHAPTER 19 The Franchisee's Employment Obligations


CHAPTER 20 The Franchisee and Consumer Protection

VOLUME 3

PART V State Statutes, Regulations and Forms


CHAPTER AK Alaska


CHAPTER AL Alabama


CHAPTER AR Arkansas


CHAPTER AZ Arizona


CHAPTER CA California


CHAPTER CO Colorado


CHAPTER CT Connecticut


CHAPTER DC District of Columbia


CHAPTER DE Delaware


CHAPTER FL Florida


CHAPTER GA Georgia


CHAPTER HI Hawaii


CHAPTER IA Iowa


CHAPTER ID Idaho


CHAPTER IL Illinois


CHAPTER IN Indiana


CHAPTER KS Kansas


CHAPTER KY Kentucky


CHAPTER LA Louisiana


CHAPTER MA Massachusetts


CHAPTER MD Maryland


CHAPTER ME Maine


VOLUME 4

CHAPTER MI Michigan


CHAPTER MN Minnesota


CHAPTER MS Mississippi


CHAPTER MO Missouri


CHAPTER MT Montana


CHAPTER NB Nebraska


CHAPTER NV Nevada


CHAPTER NH New Hampshire


CHAPTER NJ New Jersey


CHAPTER NM New Mexico


CHAPTER NY New York


CHAPTER NC North Carolina


CHAPTER ND North Dakota


CHAPTER OH Ohio


CHAPTER OK Oklahoma


CHAPTER OR Oregon


CHAPTER PA Pennsylvania


CHAPTER PR Puerto Rico


CHAPTER SC South Carolina


CHAPTER SD South Dakota


CHAPTER TN Tennessee


CHAPTER TX Texas


CHAPTER UT Utah


CHAPTER VT Vermont


CHAPTER VA Virginia


CHAPTER WA Washington


PART VI International Laws


CHAPTER ONT Ontario


CHAPTER PEI Prince Edward Island


CHAPTER ALTA Alberta


VOLUME 5

PART VII FTC Regulations, Guidelines and Model Acts


Appendix A: Federal Trade Commission Franchise Disclosure Trade Regulation Rule


Appendix A-1: Guides to Federal Franchising Trade Regulation Rule


Appendix A-1A Disclosure Requirements and Prohibitions Concerning Franchising and Business Opportunities; Final Rule


Appendix A-2: Federal Trade Commission Enforcement Protocol for Franchise Rule


Appendix B: Federal Trade Commission: Questions and Answers Summary of FTC
RULE


Appendix B-1: FTC Guide to Buying a Franchise or Business Opportunity


Appendix C: Federal Trade Commission Guides for Advertising Allowances and Other
Merchandising Payments and Services


Appendix C-1: FTC Telemarketing Sales Rule

PART VIII NASAA Guidelines


Appendix D: Uniform Franchise Registration Application Guidelines for Preparation of
the UFOC

PART IX Uniform and Model Act


Appendix E: Uniform Franchise and Business Opportunities ACT


Appendix F: Model Franchise Investment Act


PART X Federal Statutes and International Treaties


Federal Statutes


International Treaties and Agreements


Index