The aim of this guide is to provide its readers with a pragmatic overview of franchise and licensing laws and regulations across a variety of jurisdictions.

Each chapter of this guide provides information about pre-offer, registration and other requirements; ongoing relationships; renewals and terminations; and general considerations.

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by David Bond of Fieldfisher.

1st Edition | Published: September 2019

Hot Topic: Are Franchisees Now Employees of their Franchisor?

A Discussion of the Consequences of Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court and California Assembly Bill 5.

Hot Topic: Mexico: Franchising and Data Protection

In Mexico, the franchise agreement will be governed, and subject to the terms agreed, by the parties, as well as by the provisions set out in the Industrial Property Law (“IPL”) and its implementing Regulation and, for aspects not regulated in the IPL, the general rules of the Federal Civil Code and the Commercial Code …

Azerbaijan

Allied Legal Partners

Canada

Sotos LLP

Chile

Sandoval, Seoane & Cía

Egypt

Al Kamel Law Office

France

BNR Avocats

Greece

Law Offices Papaconstantinou

Italy

Frignani Virano e Associati

Lebanon

Hamdan Law Firm

Mexico

González Calvillo, SC

Norway

Aabø-Evensen & Co Advokatfirma

Peru

Aguirre Abogados & Asesores

Philippines

Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia

Russia

Gorodissky & Partners

United States

Kaufmann Gildin & Robbins LLP