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Posted on Blog May 18, 2016

In a recent 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court in Campbell-Ewald v. Gomez found that offering a settlement to the lead plaintiff in a class action does not make the case moot. In this case, Campbell-Ewald Company was hired by the U.S. Navy as a marketing consultant. As part of its consulting, Campbell-Ewald developed a marketing Read more →

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Posted on Blog September 21, 2015

On July 23, 2015, Representative Keith Ellison of Minnesota introduced two related bills to improve franchising in the United States: the Small Business Administrative (SBA) Franchise Loan Transparency Act of 2015 (H.R. 3195) and the Fair Franchise Act of 2015 (H.R. 3196). Franchising is the sector of the retail and business industry that has experienced Read more →

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Posted on Blog July 29, 2015

Those who are familiar with franchising are well aware of the registration states that require franchisors to register their franchise offering before they may offer or sell a franchise in that state.  Many franchisors and franchisees, however, are not as familiar with (or unaware of) those states that require exemption or registration filings under state Read more →

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Posted on Blog July 22, 2015

Manager. The title often comes with more responsibility and more working hours. However, managers do not receive the same overtime compensation as their hourly subordinates. Section 13(a)(1) of the Fair Labor Standards Act contains the well-known and often used exemption to the requirement to pay employees overtime for hours they work in excess of 40 Read more →

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Posted on Blog April 21, 2015

In general, most franchise agreements require a franchisee to spend a certain amount on advertising and give the franchisee significant latitude to control how those advertising dollars are spent. In deciding how to spend advertising dollars and selecting particular types of advertising, a franchisee needs to exercise caution and ensure that the advertising does not Read more →

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