As you may know, generally, a franchisor violates the Federal Trade Commission Act and the Federal Trade Commission’s (“FTC”) “Franchise Rule” if it fails to timely furnish a prospective [...]
Effective July 1, 2017, the Uniform Power of Attorney Act (“UPOAA”) will apply to new powers of attorney (“POA”) for persons in Georgia. A POA is an important estate planning tool that can help [...]
On May 8, 2017, the North America Securities Administration (“NASAA”) issued the final version of its commentary on franchisor financial performance representations (the “FPR Commentary”). The [...]
What Does Spousal Competition, A Deadly Hurricane in the Caribbean and the Atlanta Legal Community Have in Common?
Mother Nature is treacherous. In 2010, she visited a massive earthquake on Haiti that reduced much of the island to rubble. Six years later she targeted a direct hit by a monster hurricane on [...]
On December 2, 2010, the Superior Court of Gwinnett County confirmed an arbitration award obtained by Cary Ichter on behalf of his clients with a total value of $6,546,100. The arbitration arose [...]