We are skilled in negotiating, drafting, reviewing, commenting on and explaining the host of documents required to close a franchise deal, including Franchise Disclosure Documents (FDD), franchise agreements, area development agreements, guarantees, independent contractor agreements, confidentiality agreements, promissory notes, security agreements, software licensing agreements and equipment agreements or leases.
- We provide a full slate of franchise-related services, assisting clients before, during and after a franchise acquisition or sale. We advise on forming the proper legal entity for franchised businesses.
- We review and negotiate commercial real estate leases or purchase contracts for the franchise’s business location, and when necessary apply for zoning variances for the establishment of that location.
- We review and negotiate notes, security instruments and mortgages needed in the financing of the business or its location.
- We develop employment policies, and assist with business contracts and transactions, including franchise sales.