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Posts from June 2017.
By Beata Krakus, Leonard Vines on June 16, 2017 at 10:25 AM

Financial accounting and reporting documentsOn May 8, 2017, the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) released its final commentary on financial performance representations (FPRs), providing franchisors with additional clarification and guidance on how to prepare one of the most important parts of their franchise disclosure documents (FDDs).

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By Franchising & Distribution Group on June 13, 2017 at 2:00 PM

Once again, the ABA Forum on Franchising will be recognizing former Greensfelder partner John Baer through the award of a scholarship in his name.

Headshot of former Greensfelder partner John BaerThe John R. F. Baer Scholarship for International Civility and Professionalism will be awarded to a member of the Forum on Franchising who has demonstrated an interest in international practice in the field of franchise and distribution law and has demonstrated civility and professionalism in the practice of law. Applications should include:

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June 8, 2017 at 9:45 AM

Blocks showing employeesOn June 7, 2017, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced the withdrawal of two Obama-era guidance letters that provided guidance on joint employer and independent contractor classifications. The withdrawal of these two guidance documents marks a step toward more flexibility for employers.

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