Item 19 During COVID-19

“Item 19 during COVID-19” – read Stuti Muraka’s recently published article in The Franchise Lawyer.

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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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September 25, 2020 | Publications

Amy Cheng Featured in IFA Women’s Franchise Committee Podcast

Amy Cheng is interviewed in the IFA Women’s Franchise Committee Podcast “Her Success: Stories of Female Franchise Leaders”.

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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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September 10, 2020 | Publications

Item 19 During COVID-19

“Item 19 during COVID-19” – read Stuti Muraka’s recently published article in The Franchise Lawyer.

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July 23, 2020 | Tips and Tools

Do You Need to Amend your FDD to Address the Impact of COVID-19?

During these unprecedented times, the question of what constitutes a “material change” that would require an FDD amendment is particularly challenging, as franchisors consider the impact of COVID-19.

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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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April 06, 2020 | Publications

Webinar: How to Respond to COVID-19

Learn more about how franchise companies are responding to the COVID-19 crisis in this two part IFA hosted webinar series.

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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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