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Before committing to a franchise business, consider...
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What Does the Government Shutdown Mean for New York and New Jersey Businesses?
by Dan Brecher on October 2, 2013
The federal government officially entered a partial shutdown as members of Congress failed to reach an...more
The firm often receives calls asking about the price of X, where "X"is, say, forming an "LLC." This question presents a number of issues; for example:
How do you know you need "X?"
Who are you?
What problem are you...more
Originally published in the International Journal of Franchising Law (Volume 10 – Issue 4 – 2012).
This article provides a comprehensive analysis of international franchising structures – direct franchising, exclusive...more
The Western Australian Court of Appeal has today delivered its judgment in the appeal of Westpac Banking Corporation v The Bell Group Ltd (in Liq)  WASCA 157 ( The Bell Appeal ). The Court substantially rejected the...more
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has recently acceded to OHADA (“Organisation pour l'Harmonisation en Afrique du Droit des Affaires”), which will render OHADA legislation applicable in the DRC in September 2012. This...more
Deriving maximum cost efficiency from the supply chain is a critical operational issue for multinational enterprises (MNEs) in certain regions. As taxation is typically one of a group’s largest costs, supply chain...more
Shapes, smells and sounds can be registered as trade marks as well as words and logos. Business proprietors need to thnk carefully about protecting their intellectual property in times where electronic communcications and low...more
Application Procedures and Documentary Requirements for establishing food and beverage and/or hospitality enterprise in China...more