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By Thomas Ligouri on September 8, 2016 at 9:12 AM

Laptop with filing cabinetMore and more franchise registration states are offering the option to submit franchise applications either electronically or in hard copy. As of June 30, 2016, Wisconsin franchise filers now find themselves required to e-file all future franchise applications. 

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By Daniel Garner on September 21, 2015 at 2:50 PM

Starting Oct. 1, retailers lacking EMV compliance can be liable for fraudulent in-store purchases.

If your customers routinely use credit cards to pay you, you are likely already familiar with a new type of credit card with a tiny microprocessing chip built inside. These cards — known as “EMV cards,” “chip cards” or “chip-and-PIN” — are designed to reduce fraudulent in-person credit card transactions, also called “card present” transactions.

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By Leonard Vines on January 31, 2013 at 4:33 PM

The advances in technology have undoubtedly opened opportunities for franchisors and franchisees to enhance their business, enhance productivity, improve sales. However, such opportunities carry additional burdens and are not free of risk. Two recent examples of franchisor's potential liability arising out of technological advances highlight the need to be vigilant.

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