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The AAFD Sponsored California Fair Franchising Legislation (CA SB-610) has just passed the California Senate

August 21st, 2014

by: AAFD

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August 21, 2104 Sacramento CA. Stop the Presses!!! The AAFD Sponsored California Fair Franchising Legislation (CA SB-610) authored by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D) has just passed the California Senate by a lopsided vote of 23-9!  Having passed the California Assembly on August 14, the bill now goes to Governor Jerry Brown for approval. SB610 guarantees the right of franchisees to participate in independent franchisee associations and invalidates any attempts by franchisors to waive t... Read More »

SB610 passes Assembly

August 14th, 2014

by: RPurvin

This is a small but very important victory for franchisees everywhere. Notwithstanding a major opposition from the International Franchise Association, franchisee interests I ... Read More »

Do You Really Need A Franchise?

August 7th, 2014

by: AAFD

Starting a business requires a lot of gumption. Entrepreneurs often quit stable jobs, invest their savings, or max out credit cards to get a business started, and endure month... Read More »

Calling California Franchisees: Fair Franchising Legislation SB-610 Capitol Visits, Tuesday August 5

August 4th, 2014

by: Keith Miller

From Keith Miller, Chairman of the Coalition of Franchise Associations (CFA) And endorsed by AAFD Chairman, Robert Purvin Dear California Franchisee or Franchisee Leader, ... Read More »

CA SB-610 - Don't Let the IFA Lie to Your Legislators

August 1st, 2014

by: Keith Miller

Dear California Franchisees, The fight to pass Senate Bill 610 is on.  The International Franchise Association has come out in full force against this bill, and is spreadin... Read More »

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Five Tips For Women Looking For A Franchise

May 19th, 2014

by: Jessica Bennett

Not every woman wants to “Lean In” and climb the corporate ladder (with all the long nights and drai... Read More »

Choosing A Franchise Is One Of The Biggest Decisions Of Your Life –AAFD Associate Membership Can Help You Choose The Right One

October 14th, 2013

by: AAFD

Buying a franchise is not a small decision. It will cost you a substantial amount of effort and mone... Read More »

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Calling California Franchisees: Fair Franchising Legislation SB-610 Capitol Visits, Tuesday August 5

August 4th, 2014

by: Keith Miller

From Keith Miller, Chairman of the Coalition of Franchise Associations (CFA) And endorsed by AAFD Chairman, Robert Purvin Dear California Franchisee or Franchisee Leader, ... Read More »

CA SB-610 - Don't Let the IFA Lie to Your Legislators

August 1st, 2014

by: Keith Miller

Dear California Franchisees, The fight to pass Senate Bill 610 is on.  The International Franchise Association has come out in full force against this bill, and is spreadin... Read More »

Before You Start An Independent Business, Is A Franchise Available?

July 14th, 2014

by: Jessica Bennett

Is it finally time to chuck the cubicle, endless conference calls, and 9 – 5? Are you ready to start your own business? Running a business can be an incredibly empowering expe... Read More »

The “absolute discretion” trap

April 14th, 2014

by: M. Blen Gee Jr.

Sometimes one or two words in a franchise agreement can be the difference between financial life and financial death for a franchisee. As an attorney who routinely represen... Read More »

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W. Michael Garner

March 26th, 2014

W. Michael Garner has practiced franchise and distribution law for over thirty years and is regarded as one of the nation's premier trial lawyers and legal writers in ... Read More »

Lewitt Hackman

March 26th, 2014

Lewitt, Hackman, Shapiro, Marshall & Harlan is a full-service Los Angeles law firm for businesses and individuals. Los Angeles based Lewitt Hackman provides f... Read More »

Franchise Legal Support

March 10th, 2014

Franchise Legal Support is dedicated to providing comprehensive services for franchisees throughout California and the nation. We can help you through the process of buy... Read More »

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AAFD Members – Post Your FREE Ad Today

February 10th, 2014

The AAFD is proud to announce that the AAFD Marketplace is now in beta testing and accepting ads. The marketplace is a new classified listing service that will allow all Memb... Read More »

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