Franchising: Realities and Remedies

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Law Journal Press, Dec 28, 2015 - Law - 1300 pages
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Franchising: Realities and Remedies provides you with specific, practical solutions to common problems faced by both franchisors and franchisees. It covers compliance with federal and state contracts; antitrust and disclosure laws; protective advice for franchisor's counsel; the landlord in franchising; and the RICO statute. The book--cited by the U.S. Supreme Court--also encompasses: litigation approaches and remedies available to individuals and to groups of franchisees; good-faith, fiduciary and equitable considerations; punitive damage awards; contractual arbitration; cutting litigation costs; finding the best witnesses; damages and procedural devices; trademarks; trade secrets; restrictive covenants; termination of a franchise operation; the "departing" franchisee; attorneys' fees; and the Bankruptcy Code.

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About the author (2015)

The late Harold Brown graduated from Yale University and Harvard Law School and wrote a franchising column to the New York Law Journal. He was a founder and former council member of the ABA Franchise Forum Committee, the editor or associate editor of several legal publications, as well as the author of numerous legal articles. He had testified as a franchise expert before many federal and state legislative bodies, and lectured frequently for legal and business institutes, bar associations and law schools.

The late Harold Brown graduated from Yale University and Harvard Law School and wrote a franchising column to the New York Law Journal. He was a founder and former council member of the ABA Franchise Forum Committee, the editor or associate editor of several legal publications, as well as the author of numerous legal articles. He had testified as a franchise expert before many federal and state legislative bodies, and lectured frequently for legal and business institutes, bar associations and law schools.

Ronald K. Gardner, Jr. is a partner with the firm of Dady & Garner, P.A. of Minneapolis and New York, which limits its practice to representing franchisees, dealers and distributors throughout the United States in disputes with franchisors and suppliers.

Jeffery S. Haff is a principal at the law firm of Jeffery S. Haff & Associates, P.A. in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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