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Phone Seminar


Phone/Audio Streaming Seminar  

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 

Program: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.


Franchises seem to guarantee business success for clients.

They take a proven national or regional business concept and brand, plant it in local soil, and watch it grow.  

The challenge for attorneys is to counsel clients about risk – the failure of a substantial number of franchises – and about the substantial costs and restrictions that go into buying and operating a franchise.  

There are issues of federal and state regulation, and vastly complex disclosure documents and franchise agreements.  

Working through the mass of information and properly judging risk/reward can be a daunting task.  

This program provides you with a real world guide to the framework of franchise law, practical due diligence of franchise opportunities, and reviewing and negotiating the most important provisions of franchise agreements.

Part 1 topics include:  

  • Understand what arrangements are franchises and which are not – and the consequences
  • How to read a Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD)  
  • Relationship of federal/FTC regulations to state regulation
  • Counseling clients about realistic franchise expectations  
  • Phases of franchise review – due diligence, negotiation of agreement, and lease work
Product Information
Date Presented:
April 08, 2014 1:00 PM Eastern
1 hour
NCBA Member Price:
Non-Member Price:
Review and Negotiating Franchise Agreements - Part 1
  • Program time and length: 1:00-2:00 p.m. EST (1 hour per program)
  • What is a Phone/Audio Streaming Seminar?
  • Phone/Audio Streaming seminars do not count against the State Bar's four-hour credit limit (per credit year) for computer-based CLE.
  • The instructions and materials are posted under "My Courses". 
  • Passports are not accepted for Phone/Audio Streaming seminars.
  • Co-Sponsored with Webcredenza
Speaker Information
Harris J. Chernow   [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected
NC State Bar
Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) and Certified Paralegal Education (CPE) (Total): 1.00
CLE Premier Pass