Special Seminar - Legal Issues in Franchising

The bfa’s annual exploration of the major legal issues facing franchisors. This is a chance to hear from some of franchising’s most prominent legal experts on a wide range of topics of direct relevance to all franchisors.

The agenda for the day is as follows:

09:30     Registration and coffee

10:00     Welcome and introductions

10:10    Gig Economy and joint employer issues

  • developments in the UK and Internationally

  • example cases

10:40    GDPR

  • What you need to have done

  • How do you do it

11:10    Networking coffee break

11:30    Post-termination restrictive covenants

  • Enforcement issues

  • Impact on renewals

12:00    Brexit

  • How is this going to affect the UK landscape

  • Trademark and copyright issues

12.30    Multi-unit and multi-brand operations

  • Things to consider

  • Pros and cons

13:00    Networking buffet lunch

13:50    Mediation, arbitration or litigation 

  • Pros and cons of each

  • Successful example cases

14.20    Legal issues internationally 

  • What is happening around the world

  • Considerations when looking to expand abroad

14:50    Resale price maintenance

  • Background to competition law

  • Dangers of resale price fixing

15:10    Networking coffee break

15.40    Is good faith dead in franchising? 

16:10    Franchisee failure / termination

  • How to manage the process

  • Maintaining customer service delivery

16:40    Feedback and close 

Tickets available

Registration Option Price
Specialist Seminar 2018 95.00

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Event Location

Thursday, 22 February 2018

Thursday, 22 February 2018

09:30 - 16:30

Ardencote Spa
The Cumsey
Lye Green Road
CV35 8LT

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