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Mobile Wallet Systems May Be a Boon for Sales, But What Are the Risks?

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

The Legal Framework on Commercial Franchise of In-home Care Business

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 Proposes New Law To Deal With Underground Economy

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

Some of the fundamentals of buying the shares of a corporation or membership interest in an limited liability company.

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

Class Action Waivers in Commercial Agreements: Comparing Their Treatment in the US and Canada by Jennifer Dolman and Matt Thompson

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

On level terms: unfair terms and drafting consumer contracts

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

Statutory Prohibitions that Protect Franchisees from Releases

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

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