IS FRANCHISING HIGHLY REGULATED? Top Franchisee Attorneys Weigh In

IS FRANCHISING HIGHLY REGULATED? Top Franchisee Attorneys Weigh In December 19, 2013 “Prospective franchisees can feel safe investing in a franchise,” many a franchise salesman has stated, “Because franchising is highly regulated, and there are severe penalties for non-compliance.” The International Franchise Association and other opponents of franchisee-protection legislation also argue that franchising is already …

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BMW, Bridgestone Can’t Stop Faulty Tire Suit

By Juan Carlos Rodriguez Law360, New York (January 08, 2014, 1:33 PM ET) — A New Jersey federal judge on Monday shot down Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC and BMW of North America LLC’s bid to toss a proposed class action accusing the companies of selling defective tires, finding the allegations have been adequately pled. …

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