Franchise Rule Under Review

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a notice this week regarding changes to 16 CFR Part 436, Disclosure Requirements and Prohibition Concerning Franchising, more commonly referred to as the Franchise Rule. The notice advises that the FTC is seeking comment from the public on whether to make any changes to the Franchise Rule while the…

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CFA Commends NSAAA, Webinar Materials Available

The Coalition of Franchisee Associations, of which DDIFO is a founding member, commended the North American Securities Administrators Association (NSAAA) for the seven new sections it added to Item 19 of the Franchise Disclosure Document to further help guide regulators and protect investors from false or misleading Financial Performance Recommendations. The changes should help small…

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Register Now for CFA Webinar

There’s only a few days left to register for the CFA Webinar entitled: “Franchisors New Financial Performance Requirements: What You Need to Know” being held next Wednesday, July 26 from 11AM – 12 Noon ET. On May 8, 2017, North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) voted to adopt a Financial Performance Representation Commentary for franchises.…

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CFA Webinar on July 26

A few months back, the North American Securities Administration (NASAA) added some requirements on the part of franchisors making certain Item 19 Financial Performance Representations. As a result, effective May 8th of this year, franchisors are required to made those representations more transparent and less susceptible to manipulation. To keep you aware of these important…

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