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The Internicola Law Firm Blog is all about the expansion, protection and improvement of your business and business interests. In this popular publication Charles N. Internicola, Esq. and the attorneys at The Internicola Law Firm discuss important issues involving:

  • Franchising Your Business;
  • Buying a Franchise;
  • Business Transactions;
  • Partnership Disputes; and
  • Legal counsel for your business

Below, select a category of interest for you. We are certain that you will find these articles valuable for your business.

How to Choose the Right Location for Your Franchise Unit

Selecting a good site can make the difference between franchise success and failure.


Date: 06/24/2015 | Category: Buy a Franchise

The Importance of Choosing the Right Franchisee

A franchise’s success relies on that of its franchisees. Therefore, make sure you choose people with the right qualifications to run your franchise units.


Date: 06/19/2015 | Category: Start a Franchise

How Minority Shareholders and Partners Can Fight Arbitration Provisions

Don’t let an arbitration provision stop you from protecting your business interests.


Date: 06/16/2015 | Category: Partnership Disputes

Buying a Gas Station: Why Insurance Is not an Alternative to an Environmental Assessment for the Business Purchaser

In a recent transaction (where I represented a client purchasing a gas station business on “leased property”) an issue was raised as to whether or not an environmental assessment is necessary when (a) the property is leased – and thereby not owned by the business purchaser, (b) the landlord agrees to be responsible for any…


Date: 06/12/2015 | Category: Buy a Franchise

How a NYC Firefighter Started a Successful Pretzel Business

Not only does Joe Russo save lives, he can make a dang good pretzel, too. The New York City firefighter owns a Philly Pretzel Factory franchise in Bellmore, New York. He started the business earlier this year after he realized that there weren’t many places to grab a hot, fresh pretzel in the region. Today,…


Date: 06/10/2015 | Category: Buy a Franchise

How to Build a Solid Infrastructure for Your Franchise

As an ambitious entrepreneur, you’re ready to take your business to the next level – you’re ready to start a franchise! You’ve already got an original idea and the capital to back it up. You also have the fearlessness every businessman needs to build an empire. However, even the boldest entrepreneurs can be stopped in…


Date: 06/04/2015 | Category: Start a Franchise

Franchisees Fighting against Broadening of Joint-Employer Standard

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is considering broadening the joint-employer standard from having direct control over working conditions to exercising indirect and potential control over working conditions. While unions – including the Service Employees International Union, one of the main forces behind the Fight for $15 campaign – generally support this move, franchisees all…


Date: 06/02/2015 | Category: Buy a Franchise

Measuring “Client Value”: The Value of a Focused Law Firm

There are many factors which affect a law firm’s client value, including the quality and costs of services rendered.


Date: 05/28/2015 | Category: Buy a Franchise

MSNBC Host Ed Schultz Comes Out on Top in Partnership Dispute Case

According to a report on The Washington Post, on May 18, MSNBC host Ed Schultz emerged the winner in a legal dispute with NBC employee Michael Queen, who alleges that Schultz unfairly excluded him out of his TV deal, even after he had partnered with the former radio host to help launch his television career….


Date: 05/26/2015 | Category: Partnership Disputes

What Is “Intellectual Property Infringement Defense Insurance” and Should Franchisors Buy It?

As a franchisor, should you get IPIDI? And what costs does IPIDI cover anyway?


Date: 05/22/2015 | Category: Start a Franchise

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