Franchise Agreement Changes for 2016


  We are rapidly approaching the time of year when franchise systems complete their annual FDD updates.  When evaluating potential changes to the franchise agreement for 2016, prudent franchisors will consider not just the business implications, but also the relevant regulatory decisions and rulings from the prior year. Unsurprisingly, many of the major rulings from 2015 concern the joint employer question that currently looms over the franchise industry.  At this

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