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Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Over the last several years, business-to-business "no-hire" and "no-poach" agreements have come under legal attack, including through enforcement actions by the Federal Trade Commission and criminal prosecutions...
Ice Miller LLP
Employers hate losing good workers in this sellers' market for employees. Such business needs often spawn reliance on non-competition/non-solicitation agreements sometimes designed to discourage workers from leaving.
Ice Miller LLP
Effective, January 1, 2023, NASAA's Statement of Policy provides for certain policies regarding the use of these questionnaires in FDDs and Franchise Agreements.
McGlinchey Stafford
In this case the Eleventh Appellate District affirmed in part and reversed in part a trial court's decision granting judgment to a Home Owner's Association on its complaint for damages.
Morris James LLP
When starting up a company, forming a subsidiary, or creating an investment vehicle, selecting a business entity is one of the most significant decisions made by business lawyers and their clients.
In June 2021, the Supreme Court reaffirmed in NCAA v. Alston that antitrust claims under Section 1 of the Sherman Act "presumptively" call for rule-of-reason analysis and that only the rare case merits "quick look" or per se treatment.
Duane Morris LLP
For decades, cities and municipalities have counted on steady revenue from the franchise fees they charge cable companies for use of the public rights-of-way.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: Headlining the employment-related bills that passed the May 27, 2022, House of Origin Deadline is AB 85, which extended COVID-19...
Ice Miller LLP
In the first episode of Ice Miller's new podcast series, "The Chief's Table," host Kim Stapleton interviews Epic Burger CEO and President David Grossman. David walks listeners through his path to success...
Freeman Law
The Texas Third Court of Appeals held that a taxpayer may self-assess and pay tax under protest for subsequent periods after the filing of a protest suit and include those periods in the suit by amending the petition.
Taft Stettinius & Hollister
Taft attorneys have extensive experience franchising businesses in a wide range of industries. We work with clients to take businesses through the steps to set up proper franchises, providing the best opportunity for success.
Foley & Lardner
The esports industry is a breed apart. The novelty, dynamism, and creativity that have spurred its remarkable growth in recent years differentiate it from most other industries, ...
Littler Mendelson
On March 24, 2022, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) handed down a key ruling that could have a significant impact on franchising across the state. In Patel v. 7-Eleven, Inc...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On March 24, 2022, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ("SJC") issued a much-anticipated decision in Patel, et al. v. 7-Eleven, Inc., et al. answering a certified question from the United States Court of Appeals...
Ellis & Winters
For St. Patrick's Day, my kids always make elaborate leprechaun traps to try and catch the leprechaun.
Foley Hoag LLP
The three-pronged "ABC test" for independent contractor status set forth in the Massachusetts independent contractor statute may apply to franchisors-franchisee relationships in Massachusetts.
Jones Day
Before the pandemic, it was generally accepted that establishing an MAE was very difficult—indeed, only one case in Delaware, 2018's Akorn v. Fresenius Kabi, had ever found that an MAE occurred.
Taft Stettinius & Hollister
The Delaware Court of Chancery ruined CorePower Yoga's (CorePower) Zen this week, finding it breached an agreement with Level 4 Yoga (Level 4) to acquire 34 yoga studios...
Duane Morris LLP
In a decision by a state trial court, Georgia has joined California and Texas in holding that local governments cannot impose franchise fees on over-the-top ("OTT") streaming TV services like Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime.
Stark & Stark
For the past few years, it seems franchisors have been riding a roller coaster when it comes to no-poach clauses in their franchise agreements.
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