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Kevin Murphy’s Legal Guides

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  • Franchise Attorney Evaluation Tips

    Using a good franchise attorney to review a FDD Franchise Disclosure Document makes good legal and business sense. Make sure you get all that is needed. Business and Financial Issues Far Outweigh Lega

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  • Buying a Franchise From a New Franchise Company

    While blue-chip franchise companies have usually paid their dues, with finely-tuned business operations, competent management and fair contracts as a result, start-up franchisors present an entirely different set of due diligence challenges for a would-be franchise owner.

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  • Negotiating And Buying A Franchise

    BUYING A FRANCHISE VERSUS STARTING AN INDEPENDENT BUSINESS As a franchise attorney who has owned and operated a successful franchise, I can say buying a franchise represents a different approach to s

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  • Doing Your Franchise Due Diligence

    Talk To Franchise Owners Ask touch questions like: what was their total investment; how long did it take to break even; how much monthly profit (or loss) are they doing currently; what would they do

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  • Did You Buy An Illegal Disguised Franchise Called A License?

    The License vs. Franchise Dilemma In these troubled economic times, an increasing number of companies are attempting to expand using what is essentially a franchise metric business model, but is call

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  • Franchise Name Change Disputes - What Are Your Rights?

    Examine the Franchise Contract The franchise contract is the starting point in the analysis. Usually it says if the franchise company decides on a system-wide brand name change, everyone in the netwo

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  • Franchise Kits: Franchise Expert Tips

    Consider the Legal Risk of FDD Franchise Kits Franchise kits, FDD templates, operations manuals and other fill-in-the-blank documents create significant legal risk - a ticking legal time bomb just wa

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  • Strategic Franchise Planning - Franchise Expert Tips

    Don't Rush; Plan First A successful franchise development program begins with a solid strategic plan - a foundation for franchising - developed and refined over several months. Before the legal and o

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  • International Franchising - Tips From an International Franchise Expert

    Overview of International Franchising More than 400 U.S. companies operate franchises in foreign markets. It is a strategic way to add revenue sources and grow markets. Some of the larger players now

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  • Franchise Feasibility: How to Determine If You Should Franchise

    Doing A Franchise Feasibility Study Although it is important not to leap into franchising without doing a franchise feasibility study, picking the expert to do the study is also crucial. My three dec

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