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October 22, 2020

Impact of COVID-19 is focus of ABA virtual franchising meeting

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2020 — Industry experts and top lawyers will convene to discuss the future of franchising at the American Bar Association 43rd Annual Forum on Franchising conference, Oct. 27-30.  It will be a virtual meeting due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Experts will discuss COVID-19 issues faced by franchisees including economic setbacks; protecting trademarks; past, current and future impact of franchisees and franchisors relationships since the pandemic; supply chain issues; and disruptions from the rise of third-party delivery services and data privacy issues since the pandemic.

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Tuesday-Friday, Oct. 27-30      


A complete agenda for the 43rd  Annual Forum on Franchising meeting can be found online.

For media credentialing, please contact Betsy Adeboyejo at [email protected]. This event is free and open to members of the media. 

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