Franchise

By Sarah Needleman August 25, 2014                 Martin Pollack, Two Men and a Truck | "Had we not done the due diligence we did, I would've lost my entire life savings." Daniel Conlin Franchising has never been a more popular option—or, perhaps, a bigger risk. Over the past few...

New Jersey Law Journal Charles Toutant August 6, 2014 Citing 7-Eleven’s pervasive control of its franchisees’ operations, a Camden, N.J., federal judge denied a motion by the convenience store chain to dismiss franchisees’ claims that they are employees of the company and have been denied compensation...

JULY 24, 2014 KATE TAYLOR ENTREPRENEUR STAFF Staff Writer The world's largest convenience-store franchisor is facing a Big Gulp-sized lawsuit from within. A group of 7-Eleven franchisees in California filed a lawsuit in federal court on July 11 claiming the company violated their rights as franchisees and individuals under federal...

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...