An Innovative Look at Managing Franchise Disclosure Documents

Vol. 17 No. 1


Andra Terrell, Luxottica Group S.p.A. (Pearle Vision)

For corporate counsel, it is that time of year once again – time to focus on how to effectively and efficiently manage the Franchise Disclosure (“FDD”) process. Most corporate counsel know the federal and state laws that dictate what information is included in the FDD, but do we really know how to efficiently assemble that information into a cohesive, sales-friendly FDD that also serves and satisfies our internal clients? When I first started out, I thought that all I needed was a copy of the laws, compliance guides, and FAQs. Over time, I discovered that producing an FDD I could be proud of, and my clients could be happy with, involved much more than that. To achieve your ultimate goal – happy clients with a legally compliant FDD in hand – I recommend that you follow the following six pointers:

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