16 CFR 436.2 - Obligation to furnish documents

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72 practice notes
  • Part V
    • United States
    • Federal Register March 30, 2007
    • 30 Marzo 2007
    ...``business day,''\64\ ``time for making of disclosures,''\65\ ``personal meeting,''\66\ and ``cooperative association.''\67\ \64\See 16 CFR 436.2(f). \65\ See 16 CFR \66\See 16 CFR 436.2(o). The original Rule required franchisors to provide disclosure documents at the earlier of the first `......
  • Separate Parts In This Issue Part V Federal Trade Commission,
    • United States
    • Federal Register March 30, 2007
    • 30 Marzo 2007
    ...``business day,''\64\ ``time for making of disclosures,''\65\ ``personal meeting,''\66\ and ``cooperative association.''\67\ \64\See 16 CFR 436.2(f). \65\ See 16 CFR \66\See 16 CFR 436.2(o). The original Rule required franchisors to provide disclosure documents at the earlier of the first `......
  • Presidential Hospitality, LLC v. Wyndham Hotel Grp., LLC, No. CIV 17-0981 JB/JHR
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 10th Circuit. District of New Mexico
    • 2 Julio 2018
    ...disclose to the franchisee at least fourteen calendar days before the franchisee signs a binding agreement with the franchisor. See 16 C.F.R. § 436.2(a). The FDD must contain certain information, including, among other things: (i) a brief description of the franchised business; (ii) the tot......
  • Legacy Acad., Inc. v. Mamilove, LLC, No. A14A0718.
    • United States
    • United States Court of Appeals (Georgia)
    • 16 Julio 2014
    ...a complete and accurate basic disclosure document containing information relating to the franchisor and its existing franchisees. 16 CFR §§ 436.2 – 436.5.24 A franchisor's failure to disclose that information is an unfair or deceptive trade 328 Ga.App. 789 practice that violates § 5 of the ......
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  • Presidential Hospitality, LLC v. Wyndham Hotel Grp., LLC, No. CIV 17-0981 JB/JHR
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 10th Circuit. District of New Mexico
    • 2 Julio 2018
    ...disclose to the franchisee at least fourteen calendar days before the franchisee signs a binding agreement with the franchisor. See 16 C.F.R. § 436.2(a). The FDD must contain certain information, including, among other things: (i) a brief description of the franchised business; (ii) the tot......
  • Legacy Acad., Inc. v. Mamilove, LLC, No. A14A0718.
    • United States
    • United States Court of Appeals (Georgia)
    • 16 Julio 2014
    ...a complete and accurate basic disclosure document containing information relating to the franchisor and its existing franchisees. 16 CFR §§ 436.2 – 436.5.24 A franchisor's failure to disclose that information is an unfair or deceptive trade 328 Ga.App. 789 practice that violates § 5 of the ......
  • Morgan v. Air Brook Limousine, Inc.
    • United States
    • Superior Court of New Jersey
    • 31 Enero 1986
    ...assistance to the franchisee's business operation; and 3) required financial commitment by the franchisee to the franchisor. 16 C.F.R. § 436.2(a)(1)(i) and (a)(2). Certain continuing commercial relationships are exempted or excluded from the Rule's scope, but none apply to this case. 16 C.F......
  • Instructional Systems, Inc. v. Computer Curriculum Corp.
    • United States
    • United States State Supreme Court (New Jersey)
    • 19 Octubre 1992
    ...a trademark, service mark, trade name, advertising or other commercial symbol designating another person (hereinafter 'franchisor')." 16 C.F.R. § 436.2(a) (1992). The FTC definition requires further that the "franchisor exert[ ] or [have] authority to exert a significant degree of control o......
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3 firm's commentaries
  • ABCs of Franchising: Who Is a Franchisor?
    • United States
    • JD Supra United States
    • 29 Junio 2018
    ...agreement with the franchisor. The primary document the franchisor must create and provide to prospective franchisees is the FDD. 16 C.F.R. 436.2. The FDD is a comprehensive document containing information on 23 different topics that are necessary for a potential franchisee to assess whethe......
  • Appraisal of Franchises Requires the Use of Unique Valuation Procedures
    • United States
    • JD Supra United States
    • 1 Octubre 2006
    ...199 n.1 (2005). 2. Fed. Trade Comm’n, Disclosure Requirements and Prohibitions Concerning Franchise and Business Opportunity Ventures, 16 C.F.R. § 436.2(a)(1)(i) (FTC Rule). 3. A Rhode Island case, Guzman v. Jan-Pro Cleaning Systems, Inc., 839 A.2d 504, Bus. Franchise Guide (CCH) ¶ 12,695 (......
  • THE LEAP OF FAITH-HOW TO ACQUIRE A FRANCHISOR
    • United States
    • JD Supra United States
    • 1 Abril 2013
    ...L.§ 445.508 16 Neb. Rev. Stat. § 87-401 17 KY. Rev. Stat. Ann.§ 367.805 18 1Tex. Admin. Code § 97.1 19 Utah Admin. Code R152-15-2 20 16 C.F.R. § 436.2 21 16 C.F.R. § 436.5 22 Id. SHARE ATTORNEY SUITE 225 E. Carrillo St. #202 Large office with shared common area reception and secretary area ......
7 books & journal articles
  • Franchise Disclosure and Sales Compliance
    • United States
    • Franchise Law Compliance Manual, Second Edition
    • 1 Enero 2011
    ...while minimizing areas of potential conflict. Notes 1. 16 C.F.R. § 436.6(f) (2007), Bus. Franchise Guide (CCH) ¶ 6090 (FAQ # 1). 2. 16 C.F.R. § 436.2 (2007), Bus. Franchise Guide (CCH) ¶ 6347. 3. Bus. Franchise Guide (CCH) ¶ 4. See Bus. Franchise Guide (CCH) ¶¶ 3050 (Cal.), 3110 (Haw.), 313......
  • International Issues
    • United States
    • Mergers and Acquisitions of Franchise companies
    • 1 Enero 2014
    ...eds. 2011); A.B.A. Forum committee on FrAnchising, FundAmentAls oF internAtionAl FrAnchising (William Woods ed., 2d ed. 2012). 3. 16 C.F.R. § 436.2 (2013). 4. See supra note 3. 5. 16 C.F.R. § 436.10 (2013) (“The FTC does not intend to preempt the franchise practices laws of any state or loc......
  • International Franchising
    • United States
    • Fundamentals of Franchising, Fourth Edition -
    • 1 Enero 2015
    ...and the offer and sale occurs in the U.S., provided the resulting business is to be operated outside the U.S. and its Territories.1913. 16 C.F.R. § 436.2 (2014). 14. 15 U.S.C. § 45 (2014). 15. Branch v. FTC, 141 F.2d 31 (7th Cir. 1944). 16. See, e.g., the definitions of “offer” or the scope......
  • Registration
    • United States
    • Fundamentals of Franchising, Fourth Edition -
    • 1 Enero 2015
    ...an adverse change in the franchisor’s financial condition; 28. HAW. REV. STAT. § 482E-3(d); CAL. CODE REGS. tit. 10, § 320.120. 29. 16 C.F.R. § 436.2(n), Bus. Franchise Guide (CCH) ¶ 6182. Note that the Amended Rule does not define “material,” “material fact,” or “material change” in connec......
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