Update: Georgia House of Representatives Introduces Proposed Constitutional Amendment Creating Business Court
A proposed constitutional amendment creating a statewide Business Court was introduced in the Georgia House of Representatives on January 31, 2018. The key points are as follows: Enabling legislation would be…read more
Is a Statewide Business Court in Georgia’s Future?
Yesterday, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual “Eggs & Issues Breakfast,” which coincides with the start of the 2018 Georgia legislative session. Of particular interest to Georgia businesses…read more
What are a Franchisor’s Disclosure Obligations When a Franchisee Assigns Its Franchise Agreement?
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 franchisee…read more
NASAA Issues Final Commentary on Franchisor Financial Performance Representations
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 FPR Commentary applies to…read more
Ichter Prevails in $284 Million Bond Validation
On August 19, 2016, Cary Ichter of Ichter Davis LLC represented the Development Authority of Fulton County in three contested bond validation hearings at which bond financing for $284 million of projects…read more