A claim against the US government under the "Takings" clause of the Constitution will proceed notwithstanding prior bankruptcy court litigation.
A 9th Circuit victory for franchisors may actually be a victory for franchisees.
The Federal Reserve regulations pertaining to stored-value cards (more commonly known as "gift cards") will go into effect on August 22, 2010.
A lost leasehold is not the same as a lost business, and the distinction can be crucial under the PMPA.
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.