The Economics and Policy of Franchising
Friday, November 8, 2013 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM (EST)
a Business, Economics & Public Policy Seminar
with remarks from Barry Heller, Partner, DLA Piper
- 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
When & Where
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.