Events

Mon – Tue 5/8- 5/9

IFA 50th Annual Legal Symposium

Marisa Faunce will be speaking at the IFA 50th Annual Legal Symposium May 8-9, 2017 Washington, DC.

Join Marisa on Monday, May 8th as she presents, Greying of a Franchise System: How to Deal with an Aging Franchisee Population. Succession planning, though often overlooked, is of critical importance to franchisees and franchisors alike, as it is essential for the franchisee’s preservation of wealth created over a lifetime, as well as the continued financial success of the franchised business and brand into the next generation.

 

Mon – Tue 5/8- 5/9

IFA 50th Annual Legal Symposium

The always popular Judicial Update will take place Tuesday, May 9th during the IFA’s 50th Annual Legal Symposium. Speakers will identify key franchise legal trends that are impacting the franchise community and examine what the most important cases mean for the future of franchising’s legal and business operations. Partner Lee Plave will speak on Cybersecurity Exposure.

Thu – Sat 6/15- 6/17

International Franchise Expo

Marisa Faunce will be discussing “The Legal Aspects of Franchising Your Business” as part of the International Franchise Expo’s Workshop 2: Franchising Your Business Part 1 on Friday, June 16th.

Franchising has become the dominant method for the creation of wealth through small business ownership. Once known primarily for restaurants, franchising is used today by over 85 industries including a wide range of consumer and business to business services, retail, hospitality, health, recreation and many more.

If you are thinking about expanding your current business through franchising, this two-day symposium will provide the opportunity to learn from experts in the field and turn your business into a successful franchise.

Thu – Sat 6/15- 6/17

International Franchise Expo

Recent actions by the National Labor Relations Board have the franchise industry on edge!  You don’t want to miss Marisa Faunce’s Session on June 16th at the International Franchise Expo at the Javits Center in New York.

Marisa will present Walking the Line – How to Administer a Franchise System in Light of the NLRB’s New Joint Employer Standardproviding guidance to franchisors with respect to joint employment and vicarious liability standards. The panel will also evaluate franchise agreement terms that can impact joint employer liability and will offer practical advice with respect to training programs, operations manuals, brand standards and franchise relationships.