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Franchise Registration and Compliance

Franchise Registration and Compliance

In order to legally offer and sell franchises, franchisors must comply with various federal and state laws and regulations, including preparing required franchise disclosure documents, registration of the franchise with the applicable state, complying with the required franchise offer and sales process, and much more. These laws and regulations can prove to be challenging for even the most experienced franchisors. Our franchise attorneys can help alleviate the burden by helping franchisors meet compliance obligations in an efficient, cost-effective manner.

Our dedicated team manages the registration process that is required in various states from beginning to end. We tailor franchise disclosure documents to comply with state requirements. Because we have a working relationship with state regulators, we are able to simplify the unique state registration processes and navigate any particularities with state regulatory agencies.

Federal law requires that franchisors monitor their own internal compliance and update their franchise disclosure documents as changes occur. We can facilitate continued compliance through risk evaluation and mitigation. We also give practical advice on whether future business strategies could potentially impact continued compliance. In the event that enforcement action is taken by federal or state franchise regulators, we have substantial knowledge of the franchise laws to competently represent franchisors.

Franchisors need experienced counsel they can depend upon to manage state registrations, renewals, and compliance. Our team has decades of experience helping franchisors stay ahead, avoid mistakes, and reach their full potential.

Is your business ready to franchise or expand?

Whether you are exploring franchising for the first time or operating a well-developed franchise system, our franchise attorneys can answer your questions and advise you on the best course of action.

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