A.Y. Strauss partner Evan Goldman, chair of the firm’s Franchise & Hospitality practice, shares his thoughts on franchise registration obligations in an 1851 Franchise Magazine article

A.Y. Strauss partner Evan Goldman, chair of the firm’s Franchise & Hospitality practice, shares his thoughts on franchise registration obligations in an 1851 Franchise Magazine article entitled “How Registration States Impact the Franchise Landscape”.

While the majority of U.S. states do not have laws that regulate franchise sales, there are a handful that require franchisors to file their Franchise Disclosure Documents on a yearly basis. In some of these states, registering an FDD makes brands eligible to sell franchises in that state immediately, while others require a review process to ensure a brand’s FDD complies with the state’s law.

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