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Hosted by The International Franchise Association

Join Harris J. Chernow, Chair of Reger Rizzo & Darnall’s Franchise & Distribution Practice Group, as he presents Death by Dangled Carrot: Litigating Financial Performance Representations at the International Franchise Association’s 49th Annual Legal Symposium in Washington, D.C.  

Topics to be discussed during the presentation include: amended FTC rule and state statutes; typical FPRs and violations; strategies for proving FPR violations; and strategies for defending FPR violations. During the presentation, Mr. Chernow will be joined by esteemed members of the Franchise Industry including Earsa Jackson and Michael Einbinder.

The International Franchise Association’s 49th Annual Legal Symposium will provide real-world solutions to both business executives and their franchise legal partners. Seminars and presentations from industry professionals will focus on the practical use of the law and the how-to’s for navigating today’s business and regulatory environment. This year’s compelling programming will allow attendees to engage, discuss, learn and network with a wide variety of franchise industry professional. 

Sessions, panel discussions, keynotes and other presentations will feature discussions on a wide range of topics impacting the franchise industry, including joint employment issues being pressed by the NLRB and other federal and state agencies, challenges under state relationship laws, an increase in cybercrime, ongoing immigration issues, additional regulation around the globe, and social media and new technology which raises concerns across all stakeholders in the franchise business model.