Developing a Social Media Policy for Franchise Systems
Effective use of social media is challenging for any business, but creating a strategy that works for an entire franchise system can…Continue Reading Developing a Social Media Policy for Franchise Systems
COVID 19 undoubtedly impacted your business. Franchise systems in a wide array of industries experienced temporary closures, forced innovation in the delivery of goods and services, and altered unit economics.Continue Reading Do I Need to Amend My FDD to Account for the COVID-19 Pandemic?
The FTC Rule allows some franchisors to be exempt from the franchise disclosure document requirements. There are seven stated exemptions, and some of them are tied to certain monetary values.Continue Reading Franchise Exemption Threshold Adjustments Coming in July 2020
You have worked hard to grow your business and brand. The last thing you want to do is give it all away. A carefully drafted non-competition agreement can protect your…Continue Reading How Non-Competition Agreements Protect Franchisors
But…how much money am I going to make?
This is the primary question a prospective franchisee will ask before signing on the dotted line.
As a franchisor, it is in…Continue Reading Should I Include an Item 19 in my FDD?
The Basics of Federal Franchise Law
If you’re immersed in the franchise world, you’ve likely heard of the Federal Trade Commission, or FTC, a federal agency that sets forth…Continue Reading The Basics of Federal Franchise Law
What is an FDD and Why Do I Need One?
What It Is
“FDD” is the commonly used acronym for “Franchise Disclosure Document.” The purpose of an FDD is to…Continue Reading What Is an FDD and Why Do I Need One?
New NASAA FDD State Cover Pages for 2020
When you update your FDD for 2020, the first few pages of your will look very different than they have in the…Continue Reading New NASAA FDD State Cover Pages for 2020
"As America's largest home improvement franchise system, we require experienced franchise counsel to provide innovative, affordable solutions to help us grow our brand. Manning Fulton's franchise team meets all of those requirements. With their franchise attorneys on our team, we have confidence we are in good hands.”
BETH VANNOYCHIEF LEGAL OFFICER & DIRECTOR, WINDOW WORLD, INC.
"Manning Fulton's franchise team are innovative practitioners of franchise law. They understand how franchise legal compliance should help facilitate franchise development, not hamper it. Brands who work with Manning Fulton know their lawyers are focused both on protecting the brand while helping them develop units."
Neil NewcombFORMER CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, BRIXX FRANCHISE SYSTEMS LLC
Ritchie, Ashley and the team at Manning Fulton have been instrumental in keeping AR Workshop focused on what we do best by servicing us with what they do best. They take all of the legal work off our hands and arm us with knowledge and tools to succeed in the franchising world. Growing from 0 to 130 franchised locations in under 3 years wouldn’t have been possible without their efficiency, education and experience in the ever changing franchising world. Highly recommend this amazing team.
MAUREEN ANDERSFOUNDER & CEO, AR WORKSHOP
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