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CLE Presentations & Materials

Caselaw Update 2015

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Hacking Through Cyber Insurance

This presentation will address the liability and particular exposures franchise systems face from a data or privacy breaches, with a focus on recent legal developments and strategies for mitigating data-breach related losses.

Arbitrating Franchise & Distribution Law Disputes

Mandatory arbitration clauses come standard now in almost every franchise and distribution agreement. But arbitration raises a host of issues for the parties to consider.

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Center Stage

Tate Hemingston

Congratulations to Tate Hemingson of Strasburger for being selected as the March 2017 Center Stage section member. Mr. Hemingson was the Section's 2016 Chair, and since then, has continued to support the Section with programming and providing resources for Section members. Mr. Hemingson is a litigator who practices at both the trial and appellate level, advising clients through pre-suit demands and negotiations, trials, enforcements of judgements, and the appeal process...

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Franchise Law Articles

American Bar Association 37th Annual Forum on Franchising

What law applies to determine if forum selection clauses are valid and enforceable:  State or Federal.

Immigration Issues: A Basic Guide for Franchise Counsel

This article provides a basic overview of immigration concerns as it affects franchising.

The Wheels on the Bus: Is There Protection for the Franchise Operating System?

This article discusses the scope and limitations of intellectual property law protection as it applies to the franchise operating system and examines the role of contract law in enhancing protection.

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Next Meeting  

Date: December 19, 2017

Time: 12:00 PM

Location: Belo Mansion

Subject: The speakers will​ discuss ​t​he unique challenges that doing business through a joint venture may present​​, especially in a cross-border ​franchising ​context, and some strategies and best practices for addressing those challenges​.

Presenter: Jorge Gonzalez ​and​ ​ ​Mo Alturk​, Baker ​& ​McKenzie​​ LLP​


New Board

2018 Franchise Section Board will consist of:

Megan O'Laughlin, Hitchcock Evert

Christina Heddesheimer, Haynes  and Boone, LLP 

Liz Griffin, Strasburger & Price, LLP

Justin Cho, Mullin Law, PC

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