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Franchise Law Blog

A Blog All About the Expansion and Protection of Your Business and Business Interests

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;
  • Legal counsel for your business

Franchise Sales Success: The Two Questions that You Must Answer First

… Are you a start-up or emerging franchisor and you feel an overall sense of confusion about franchise sales? …Do you feel like your franchise sales efforts may be “all over the place” and not focused? …When it…

Read More October 12, 2016
The Internicola Law Firm Featured in 1851 Franchise Magazine as ‘The Next Great Thing in Suppliers’

As Featured in 1851Franchise • By Megan Ferringer • 07/15/2016 Some highlights from the article: “When we say we know what it means to be a franchisor and emerging franchisor, we mean it—literally,” Internicola said. “That has…

Read More August 9, 2016
Are Franchise Brokers Good for Franchising and Emerging Franchisors?

When you speak to the founder of an emerging franchise system, much more often than not, you will find a genuine entrepreneur intent on creating a successful franchise system and a win-win relationship with his or her…

Read More August 8, 2016
Franchising Your Business: What Franchise Developers Are Not Telling You

I get the calls all the time… A hard working and successful entrepreneur who has recently franchised his or her business, contacts us because something does not seem right, and they are trying to figure out “what…

Read More August 2, 2016
The Internicola Law Firm, P.C. Supports Sunrise Day Camp!

On Sunday, June 5, The Internicola Law Firm, P.C. will be joining a walk to support the mission and good work of Sunrise Day Camp. Our firm is honored to be part of the great work of…

Read More May 31, 2016
Franchisee Compliance – Common Sense Steps for Partnering with Counsel

There comes a point during the growth of every new franchise system when the franchisor has to start thinking about using an attorney to assist with franchisee compliance matters. Of course, an important first step is to…

Read More March 16, 2016

Franchising Guides

The Ultimate Guide to Franchising Your Business

New to franchising? Do you want to learn more about franchising your business, where to start, the steps, and how to know if you are doing it right?

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Is Your Business Franchisable and Should You Franchise?

Franchising may be the next big step for your business and represents an opportunity to grow your brand. So, how do you know if franchising is right for you? How do you know if your business is franchisable and, if it is, whether or not you should franchise your business? To answer these questions you must evaluate whether or not your business is franchisable and, if it is, whether or not your individual goals and your business goals align with franchising and establishing a franchise organization responsible for on-boarding, training, and supporting franchisees.

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Licensing Vs. Franchising

When considering expanding a business both franchising and licensing are possible options. Each option however comes with different rules and regulations. Prior to moving forward with franchising a business or licensing a business it is important to understand the differences and how each may have an affect on you.

Franchise Lawyer Charles N. Internicola wrote “Licensing versus Franchising” for the very purpose of allowing successful business owners to understand the difference between licensing a business and franchising a business.

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Guide to Selecting a Franchise Lawyer

If you have questions about franchise lawyers, what they do, how they can help, the cost, and how to select the right franchise lawyer for you, then this guide will help.

Franchise lawyers advise and represent individuals and businesses on legal issues that involve franchising a business, preparing an FDD, filing and renewing FDD registrations, buying a franchise, and litigation involving the franchisor and franchisee relationship. The role of a franchise lawyer varies depending on whether he or she represents the franchisor or the franchisee.

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Item 19 Financial Performance Representations

Check out our guide where we discuss how to plan and properly disclose Financial Performance Representations in your FDD.

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Franchise Sales Compliance Guide

Are you a franchisor or a part of a franchise sales team? Do you want to learn more about franchise sale compliance and ensure that your sales practices comply with franchise laws and are consistent with best practices? Then this guide is for you.

In this guide you’ll learn the fundamentals of franchise sales compliance including the franchise laws, regulations, and best practices that your team should have in place for every franchise sale.

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