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August 23, 2018

Do You Know Your Territory?

When purchasing a franchise, it’s important to evaluate, understand, and negotiate the assigned territory; this is the area within which your location is protected by the franchise agreement. If you’re not mindful of the territory and terms of the agreement, you could potentially set yourself up for challenges down the road. Here’s what you need to know.


August 20, 2018

What Law Should Apply to Your FDD?

When compiling the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD), franchisors must consider closely the laws that shall apply to the franchise agreement. You want to be honest and transparent with prospective franchisees in the agreement, yet mindful and even somewhat strategic in drafting the FDD under state and federal laws. Here are a few things to keep in mind.