Last week the attorneys at Carter & Tani attended (virtually) the International Franchise Association’s Legal Symposium. The breakout session on Item 19 in 2020 and the state regulator session reinforced how proactive franchisors need to be this year. Due to the...
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Changes to the Indiana Franchise Law were recently passed and become effective on July 1, 2020. One of those changes is the addition of a duty on the part of the franchisor to file an amendment application and the amended Franchise Disclosure Document with the state...
On behalf of Carter & Tani | Mar 26, 2020 |
Earlier this week, we listened to a webinar sponsored by the American Bar Association Forum on Franchising on Franchising and COVID-19. While they obviously could not put forth any hard and fast rules about what franchisors should be doing during this crisis, they...
On behalf of Carter & Tani | Feb 13, 2020 |
Investing a franchise is often a great opportunity, but not always. Like any business structure, some opportunities involve reliable parties, while others involve disreputable or fraudulent parties. A skilled and knowledgable franchisor may find a number of ways to...
On behalf of Carter & Tani | Feb 10, 2020 |
In an increasingly globalized world, franchises are more popular than ever. Businesses often thrive when they are instantly recognized and feel familiar to consumers. This is especially true when it comes the franchised brands such as restaurants, bars, fast-food...
On behalf of Carter & Tani | Feb 7, 2020 |
Deciding that you want to open a franchise is a big step toward owning a business. You have to ensure that you make the best decision for your situation when you're trying to narrow down your options. There are several things that you need to review and focus on...
The Indiana Secretary of State, Securities Division recently announced that it has launched its Indiana Securities Portal and that as of January 1, 2020, all franchise registration applications must be filed electronically through the Portal. Any paper filings or...
On behalf of Carter & Tani | Dec 23, 2019 |
During the holiday season, we pause to reflect as we enter a new year and decade. We are reminded of how fortunate we are on both a business and personal level. We are enriched in many ways by our relationship with our clients and business associates. In...
Our Associate, Alissa Carter Verson, recently published an article in the DuPage County Bar Assocation's November issue of the DCBA Brief entitled "A New Era of Accessibility: Website Compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act." For more information on the...
Christine, Doris and Alissa have just returned from Denver after attending the 2019 American Bar Association Forum on Franchising annual 2-day franchise law seminar. While the attorneys at have many years of experience and are seasoned...
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