News & Events
- January 21, 2020
Michael Einbinder & Mackenzie Dimitri will be presenting at the Franchise Expo South in Miami, FL on February 20th – 22nd. On Friday, February 21st at 1:30 pm, they will discuss strategic growth strategies for the start-up franchisor and on Saturday, February 22nd at 3 pm, they will provide information for franchisees to help understand and use the FDD. If you are attending the Franchise Expo South this year, be sure to stop by our booth (#640). We hope to see you there!
- December 17, 2019
Stephanie Blumstein defeated an appeal brought to vacate a judgment E&D obtained in its client’s favor after trial. E&D had prevailed in trial and obtained judgment on behalf of a property owner against a neighboring property owner whose fire escape encroached over the parties’ common boundary line and prevented the completion of construction of a new multi-family house. The client received an order requiring the removal of the encroachment and damages for additional construction costs and lost rental income. In their appeal, the defendants argued that the trial judge applied incorrect legal standards when determining liability and the amount of damages. The appellate court agreed with E&D that the correct legal standards had been applied by the trial judge and the judgment was affirmed.
- November 19, 2019
On December 5th – 7th, Richard Bayer and Stephanie Blumstein will be presenting at the Franchise West Expo in Long Beach, CA on the topic of tips for reading and understanding the FDD.
- November 12, 2019
Michael Einbinder and Mackenzie Dimitri led an informative online CLE program, How to Franchise a Business; a Practitioner’s Guide, for Lawline. They discussed the most important issues practitioners should consider when advising new franchisor clients. The program provides practical advice for guiding prospective franchisors through the process of franchising their business. Click here to learn more about how to get access to the program.
- October 28, 2019
Richard Bayer has been appointed Co-Chair of the Business Law Subcommittee of the Hospitality Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association. The Hospitality Law Committee shapes the New York City Bar Association’s policies and advocacy efforts on legal issues that impact hotels, restaurants and other licensed food establishments in New York City. The Subcommittee focuses on business issues affecting those establishments.
- October 25, 2019
Richard Bayer represented XM Wholesale, a fashion client, with securing licenses of two well-known brands for production and distribution of women’s cold weather items and fashion accessories in the United States and Canada.
- October 22, 2019
Michael Einbinder, Terrence Dunn, Richard Bayer, Stephanie Blumstein and Mackenzie Dimitri attended the 2019 ABA Forum on Franchising, Franchising at its Peak, in Denver, CO.
- October 02, 2019
On September 3rd, Law 360 published an article by Terrence Dunn entitled 2 Reports Raise Real Estate Concerns for Franchisors, which focuses on franchisors involvement in their franchisees’ lease agreements and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of each approach. For the full article: 2 Reports Raise Real Estate Concerns For Franchisors
- September 25, 2019
Richard Bayer was invited to speak at Serendipity Labs to discuss topics that every business partnership should consider at the start.
- September 25, 2019
Terrence Dunn presented at the Franchise Expo Midwest in Chicago on the topic of Real Estate and the Franchisor. The presentation guided franchisors and franchisees through the various ways that franchisors involve themselves in their system’s locations, including owning or controlling locations, exerting control over site selection and reserving rights to take over sites, if necessary.
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