“WE PROBABLY KNOW WAY TOO MUCH ABOUT EACH OTHER.”

At Cheng Cohen, we’re all about collaboration, and not just in the courtroom. Did you know that our team eats lunch together every day? Enjoy a look behind the scenes.

October 20, 2020 | Legal News

Franchisor’s Lax Zoom Protocols Doom Lawsuit

Are you taking appropriate measures to protect your confidential information on Zoom and similar videoconferencing platforms?

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September 11, 2020 | Legal News

Federal Court Rejects Key Provisions of Franchisor-Friendly Joint Employer Rule

Follow the bouncing ball: A decision from the New York federal court strikes down the Department of Labor’s recent joint employer rule.

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April 08, 2020 | Legal News

No Business Interruption Coverage? Not So Fast.

Both franchisors and franchisees are being told by insurers and their surrogates that business interruption policies don’t cover events related to the COVID-19 pandemic. But depending on policy language, strong arguments can be made that coverage in fact exists.

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January 13, 2020 | Legal News

Final Joint Employer Rule under FLSA

The U.S. Department of Labor releases its final rule on joint employment under the Fair Labor Standards Act.  The new four-factor test will govern FLSA employment disputes beginning in March 2020.

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January 03, 2020 | Legal News

New Lawsuits Demand Braille on Gift Cards

A new wave of lawsuits under the American with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) is now trending – several brands are now…

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December 26, 2019 | Legal News

California’s New AB-5 Law Challenges Worker Status

California’s new regulations would alter the test for employees classification. Industry associations and companies respond.

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November 15, 2019 | Legal News

Cheng Cohen – Tier 1 for Franchise Law on U.S. News Annual Rankings

Cheng Cohen was recently named to the U.S. News 2020 Best Law Firms list for Franchise Law. Our Franchise Law…

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October 24, 2019 | Legal News

WA Supreme Court Creates Guidance for Franchisor Mark-Ups

The Washington Supreme Court weighs in on franchisor mark-ups on products and services.

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October 24, 2019 | Legal News

Update to California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018

In our recent legal update (click here) we discussed the types of businesses the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018…

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