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Chrysler, GM Dealers TARP "Takings" Suit To Proceed

A claim against the US government under the "Takings" clause of the Constitution will proceed notwithstanding prior bankruptcy court litigation.

PMPA Preempts Franchisor Contractual Recovery Of Attorney Fees

A 9th Circuit victory for franchisors may actually be a victory for franchisees.

Gift Card Regs Effective in August

The Federal Reserve regulations pertaining to stored-value cards (more commonly known as "gift cards") will go into effect on August 22, 2010.

Dept of Transportation v. Pritpal Singh

A lost leasehold is not the same as a lost business, and the distinction can be crucial under the PMPA.

Bellfort v Petrotex Fuels

Can a franchisee avoid the PMPA and sue his franchisor in state court? Yes, says the 5th Circuit in reversing the Southern District of Texas.