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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September 17, 2021 | Legal News

Illinois Creates New Restrictions on Employee Non-Competes

Illinois recently amended its Freedom to Work Act to significantly limit post-employment noncompetition covenants. Beginning January 1, 2022: Employers cannot…

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September 17, 2021 | Legal News

Congress Provides a Boost to Trademark Enforcement

A recent amendment to the federal trademark law makes it easier for franchisors to obtain injunctive relief against trademark infringers,…

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June 07, 2021 | Tips and Tools

Don’t leave your sweepstakes up to “chance”

Sponsoring a sweepstakes can be a great way for a franchise brand to help drive sales to the brand’s franchised…

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June 07, 2021 | Publications

Rent-A-Center Ten Years Later: Surveying How Courts Analyze Franchise Agreement Provisions That Delegate Gateway Arbitrability Issues to the Arbitrator

Aaron-Michael Sapp, Tara Goodarzi and Charles Hoover co-author an article entitled Rent-A-Center Ten Years Later: Surveying How Courts Analyze Franchise…

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May 21, 2021 | Recognitions

Cheng Cohen Ranked by Chambers

Cheng Cohen ranked as one of the top tier firms for franchising in the country by Chambers.

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April 13, 2021 | Publications

Amy Cheng on Joint Employment and Franchising

In a recent interview with Franchise Times, Amy Cheng gave her perspective on the future impact that joint employment standards…

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April 13, 2021 | Recognitions

Cheng Cohen Legal Eagles

We are delighted to announce that Cheng Cohen lawyers have been named to Franchise Times 2021 class of Legal Eagles.

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March 05, 2021 | Legal News

Federal Court Allows COVID-19 Business Interruption Claims to Move Forward

A federal court in Chicago presiding over a consolidated group of sixty-six COVID-19 coverage lawsuits from across the country recently…

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February 04, 2021 | Legal News

FASB PROVIDES RELIEF TO FRANCHISORS REGARDING ASC 606

FASB has simplified the revenue recognition model under ASC 606 by identifying a list of pre-opening services that would be considered distinct from the grant of franchise rights.

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