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  • FTC Seeks Comments on Amended Franchise Rule

    04/16/2019 / Susan E. Tegt

    The Federal Trade Commission has requested public comments on whether to make changes to its rule known as “Disclosure Requirements and Prohibitions Concerning Franchising” (“Amended Franchise Rule) as a part of systematic review of all current FTC rules and guides. Comments must be received on or before May 13, 2019.

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  • Joint Employer Attacks Continue to Threaten Franchise Model

    09/13/2017 / Susan Tegt

    This summer, the franchising community scored a victory in the continuing joint employer battle when the Department of Labor rolled back its Obama-era guidance creating employer liability for workplace violations if the employer exercised indirect control over the workplace. As we celebrate the victory of the return of the DOL’s “direct control” standard, we should remain only cautiously optimistic in the wake of several recent federal court decisions highlighting the continued joint employer threats to the franchise model.

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  • Sick and Safe Time Ordinances Cause Concern in the Franchise Community

    05/03/2017 / Susan Tegt

    State and local governments around the country are passing legislation that continues to attack the franchise business model.

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  • State Regulators Circumvent Venue Clauses for Arbitration

    01/05/2015 / Sawan S. Patel and Susan E. Tegt

    Sawan Patel and Susan Tegt contributed the article, "State Regulators Circumvent Venue Clauses for Arbitration" to the Winter 2015 edition of The Franchise Lawyer.

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  • Non-Signatory Owner-Operator Bound to Franchise Agreement

    11/12/2014 / Susan Tegt

    Earlier this month, in Everett v. Paul Davis Restoration, Inc., Nos. 12-3407, 13-1036, 2014 U.S. ‎App. LEXIS 21059 (7th Cir. Nov. 3, 2014), the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh ‎Circuit held that an owner-operator of a property damage restoration services franchise was ‎bound to the terms of a franchise agreement she had never executed because she received a ‎direct benefit from the franchise agreement. Everett follows the trend in other jurisdictions to ‎bind non-signatories to contractual provisions under the doctrine of equitable estoppel.‎

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  • Establishing Diversity Jurisdiction in Franchise Dispute: The Value of Injunctive Relief

    05/03/2012 / Susan E. Tegt

    Susan Tegt contributed an article to the spring newsletter of The Franchise Lawyer.

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