Monthly Archives: November 2021

Understanding Your Franchise Agreement – Part 3

Nov 30, 2021 - Blog by |

Understanding Your Franchise Agreement is our three-part series covering 15 key provisions of the franchise agreement for prospective franchisees. As a franchisee law firm, we have represented clients considering all types of franchises, and we have reviewed franchise agreements from franchisors in every segment of the industry. Parts 1 and 2 of the series covered opening, territory rights, term and renewal, fees, and operating standards. Here in Part 3, we cover transfer, termination, post-termination, dispute resolution and “miscellaneous” terms.

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Understanding Your Franchise Agreement – Part 2

Nov 24, 2021 - Blog by |

Understanding Your Franchise Agreement is our three-part series covering 15 key provisions of the franchise agreement for prospective franchisees. As a franchise law firm, we have represented clients considering all types of franchises, and we have reviewed franchise agreements from franchisors in every segment of the industry. Part 1 of the series covered five key provisions at the beginning of the franchise agreement. Here in Part 2, we cover franchise fees, operating standards and renewal.

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Understanding Your Franchise Agreement – Part 1

Nov 19, 2021 - Blog by |

Several years ago, we published a popular three-part guide titled, Understanding Your Franchisor’s FDD. As its name suggests, this guide provides an in-depth look at what franchisees need to know about their franchisor’s Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD). Now, we’re taking the same approach to the franchise agreement. In this three-part series, franchise lawyer Jeffrey M. Goldstein breaks down 15 key contract provisions that govern most franchise relationships.

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Are You Considering a Home Services Franchise?

Nov 12, 2021 - Blog by |

It seems that lots of people are buying home services franchises. According to the Franchise Times, franchisors in the home services sector saw a 5.6 percent increase in total sales in 2020, and many brands in the sector have seen strong growth figures in 2021. If you are thinking about buying a home services franchise, here are some key considerations from franchisee lawyer Jeffrey M. Goldstein.

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2020 Franchise Growth Data Show Which Sectors Fared Best During the Pandemic (So Far)

Nov 10, 2021 - Blog by |

The Franchise Times recently published two articles highlighting franchise systems that experienced growth during 2020. While the fact that a franchisor experienced year-over-year growth isn’t normally newsworthy, 2020 wasn’t a normal year. As we head into 2022 with the COVID-19 pandemic still playing a prevalent role in our day-to-day lives, prospective franchisees may benefit from considering the sectors that have fared best in the pandemic so far. Franchisee attorney Jeffrey M. Goldstein explains.

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