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One trend is clear: more and more retailers are accepting payment through so-called "mobile wallets" in lieu of traditional plastic credit cards. Experts predict that in coming years, the local and global market for mobile...more
To conclude a little bit on some of the most concerned questions from investors in the franchise regulatory environment, I will, in this article, introduce the legal system in China on commercial franchise, what are the...more
California Senate Bill 1185 (SB 1185) is a new effort aimed at the underground economy in the State, estimated to be valued at between $60 billion and $140 billion each year. Underground transactions prevent the State from...more
This articles contains some of the basic considerations and steps in the sale and purchase of the ownership interest in a corporate or limited liability company business....more
This article first appeared in the December 2011 issue of LJN’s Franchising Business & Law Alert. It discusses the treatment of class action waivers in commercial agreements (including franchise agreements) in the US...more
UK contract law has been re-written to benfit consumers - so what strategies should you adopt in writing terms and conditions for consumer constracts?...more
Nicole Liguori Micklich and Michael V. Pepe, Can't Give it Away: Statutory Prohibitions That Protect Franchisees from Releases, FRANCHISE LAW JOURNAL, Vol 30, no. 3 (Winter 2011).
Problems begin for franchisors when they...more