Negotiating Renewals and Extensions: As A Franchisor Why Do You Care and What Should You Be Doing, IFA 2015

Go West: Wie die Expansion in die USA und UK gelingt. [How to expand in the US and UK and succeed], German Franchise Association Franchise Forum, Berlin, Germany, May 2015

Leveraging Your FDD, Franchise Springboard Conference, Philadelphia, PA, September 2015

Coaching Your Client through Buying a Business Opportunity, Philadelphia Bar Association, Business Law Committee, Philadelphia, PA, October 2015

PAFI: The Activation Process – From Site Selection to Grand Opening, July 13, 2014

Lane Fisher moderated a session at the Professional Athelete Franchise Institute's 5th Annual Summit in Atlanta, Georgia titled "The Activation Process: From Site Selection to Grand Opening"

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George Washington University: Execuvitve MBA Program: Franchising Presentation, June 27, 2014

Lane Fisher, Brian Sommers of Jersey Mike;s and a team of panelists presented a special franchise presentation to a group of former NFL athletes who are currently executive MBA candidates at George Washington University. Former athletes Angelo Crowell and Tyoka Jackson explained their selection process and subsequent operation as current franchisees. Allan Boomer distilled the due diligence process into easy to understand steps, shared his business plan and projections, and how he tracks and measures performance. Michael Stone from PAFI and Paul Rocchio from IFA assembled an offering of resources to you.

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“Behind the Curtain” look at Private Equity at Riverside’s Headquarters, June 18, 2014

Partners Lane Fisher and Joseph Dunn participated in a private event prior to the annual International Franchise Expo at the Javits Center in New York City. It provided the franchising community an insider’s perspective on how the private equity world works, and included panelists and speakers that have a unique perspective on the different stages of the private equity deal process. Topics included: • Develop a better understanding of the private equity industry • Provide an in depth perspective on how private equity investors think about the franchising industry • Gain insights into what a PE firm looks for through the diligence process, in management meetings, touring facilities, and during deal negotiations • Understand the day-to-day changes that are likely to occur under a private equity owner and what the first 100 days are like after a change of ownership

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International Franchise Expo: June 19–21, 2014: The Franchisor-Franchisee Relationship

Presented by: Nancy Weingartner, Executive Editor, Franchise Times Panelists: David Tarr, Director of Franchise Development and Baldeep Chawla, Area Developer and Franchisee, Liberty Tax; Scott Schubiger, SVP, Worldwide Franchise Development and Michele Welcome, Franchisee, Snap Fitness; Lane Fisher, Esquire, Fisher Zucker LLC The franchisor-franchisee relationship is a delicate balance that when managed correctly can result in both parties thriving. With access to capital still difficult to obtain, it is more important than ever for franchisors to support franchisees on everything from real estate, construction, food sourcing, labor management and IT to marketing and advertising. This panel will include discussions from both franchisors and franchisees on how these parties should work together in order to create a successful brand.

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International Franchise Expo: June 19-21, 2014: The Franchisor-Franchisee Relationship

Presented by: Nancy Weingartner, Executive Editor, Franchise Times Panelists: Geoff Ingles, Director of Real Estate & Franchise Development and Farouk Diab, Franchisee, Wienerschnitzel; Catherine Monson, CEO and Clint Ehlers, Franchisee, FASTSIGNS; Lane Fisher, Esquire, Fisher Zucker LLC The franchisor-franchisee relationship is a delicate balance that when managed correctly can result in both parties thriving. With access to capital still difficult to obtain, it is more important than ever for franchisors to support franchisees on everything from real estate, construction, food sourcing, labor management and IT to marketing and advertising. This panel will include discussions from both franchisors and franchisees on how these parties should work together in order to create a successful brand.

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International Franchise Expo, June 19-21, 2014: What’s Your Story?

Presented by: Lane Fisher, Esquire, Fisher Zucker LLC ; Nancy Weingartner, Executive Editor, Franchise Times; Daniel DiZio, CEO, Philly Pretzel Factory; Neal Courtney, CEO, TCBY/Mrs. Fields Famous Brands Every franchise has a story. But how can you tell yours to the media – which in turn attracts customers, prospects and the right kind of attention – so you can become a best seller? Find out how to use your FDD and engage your existing franchisees so you can put your best face forward. Also discover how to relaunch your franchise sales process by accentuating what's novel about your concept and packaging all your strengths via numbers, facts and the brand's personality.

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