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The Economics and Policy of Franchising

McDonough Undergraduate Program

Friday, November 8, 2013 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM (EST)

Washington, DC

The Economics and Policy of Franchising

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The Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy
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The Economics and Policy of Franchising


a Business, Economics & Public Policy Seminar    

 

featuring

 

Francine LaFontaine  

William Davidson Professor of Business, Economics and Public Policy at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan

 

with remarks from Barry Heller, Partner, DLA Piper 

 
The seminar will examine:
  • What is franchising? 
  • How much franchising is happening in the US?
  • What do contracts look like?
  • What forms of regulation and rationale exist for the regulations? 
    • Federal Franchise Specific Disclosure Rule: FTC
    • Specific industries: state laws for car dealerships; PMPA; Three-tier system
    • Specific states' franchising relationship laws
    • Antitrust 
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Rafik B. Hariri Building - Room 350
37th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20007

Friday, November 8, 2013 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM (EST)


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McDonough Undergraduate Program

The Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy is an academic, non-partisan research center whose mission is to engage scholars, business people and policymakers in relevant inquiries and dialogue to impact key business, economic and public policy issues confronting American and international businesses today.  Housed at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, the Georgetown Center was created in 2002 to encourage thoughtful discussion and to document and disseminate knowledge on a range of issues in the public interest.

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