FTC Seeks Public Comment as Part of its Review of the Franchise Rule

The Federal Trade Commission is seeking public comment on whether to make changes to its Rule known as Disclosure Requirements and Prohibitions Concerning Franchising (“Franchise Rule”) as part of its systematic review of all current FTC rules and guides. Because the primary purpose of the Franchise Rule is to provide prospective franchisees the material information […]

FTC Adjusts Monetary Thresholds for Three Exemptions In Franchise Rule

The Federal Trade Commission is adjusting three monetary exemption thresholds for inflation in its Franchise Rule. The thresholds are used to determine whether the sale of a franchise qualifies for an exemption from the Rule. The Rule requires franchisors to disclose key information prospective buyers need to evaluate the risks and benefits of investing in […]