| Janet Sparks
| Jan 20 | Legal
WASHINGTON, D.C. - In Gray Plant Mooty's recent webcast, the moderator began the session stating that they would advise franchisors how they should deal with California's Assembly Bill 525, passed into law last year, and what the requirements and issues would be. More importantly, they would recommend what franchisors must do now to avoid costly mistakes.
Moderator Carl E. Zwisler of Gray Plant Mooty in Washington DC introduced the speakers of the powerpoint presentation: Aaron Chaitovsky, CPA, partner with Citrin Cooperman in New York; and Jan S. Gilbert, also a principal at Gray Plant Mooty in Washington, DC.
In answer to the question, why is AB 525 unprecedented, attorney Zwisler explained that when the franchisee defaults, the franchisor pays. "Franchisors must provide...