There seems to be an ugly trend in the franchise world, an unspoken conspiracy among drafters of franchise agreements to shift the entire burden of the franchise business to the franchisee. The steps a franchisee takes before buying have become even
I often reviewing franchise offerings for people thinking of buying franchises. And I also write the same kinds of franchise documents for franchisors. This has forced me to face the consequences of certain types of clauses and the ethical implications of those creative clauses designed to protect the franchisor client in all circumstance. So I have been doing some… Continue reading
Got a problem? Organize it. If you need help to accomplish your objectives, you need to be able to explain it clearly and completely. If you can’t articulate the problem and how it developed, you force your attorney to extract it from you. That takes time and time is money. So do your homework.
1. Need a problem… Continue reading
The down side of franchising is the unpleasant way franchise relationships can end. When buying a franchise, typically neither the franchisor’s representative nor the prospective franchisee look at how the relationship might terminate—voluntarily or not. It is all about the positives… Continue reading