Franchising. Legal news and articles for April 25 - 26, 2017

A Florida law grants license to STEALTrubisky Debate Has Only Just BegunHave you heard of this man who also helped save the Seahawks? Neither had weThames breaks franchise record in Brewers' 9-1 winFee Motions in VW Diesel Fraud Case Denied, But Door Opens for ...Home run for Miami: Agreement to sell Marlins means cloud over franchise finally liftingDerek Jeter and Jeb Bush group have reportedly reached an agreement to purchase the Miami Marlins for $1.3 billionNew York attorney general cites 104 dealerships for selling vehicles with open recallsFormer Cowboys, Texas A&M QB Stephen McGee speaks at FCA All-Star TailgateO'Melveny Practice Leader on the Evolving State of Sports LawLocal wiener eatery hawking franchises for convenience storesCrime Fighting Robots May Be Coming to a Mall Near YouBoldly Predicting the Los Angeles Lakers' 2018-19 Starting LineupBoldly Predicting the Los Angeles Lakers' 2018-19 Starting LineupGeneration NEXT Franchise Brands Announces Reis & Irvy's Froyo Robots to Feature Flavor Burst System

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Will lawmakers box in their revenues with more tax cuts?
San Antonio Express-News (subscription)March 26, 2017

“SB17 would guarantee tight state budgets into the future, starting with a $1.1 billion reduction in franchise tax receipts for the 2020-2021 budget.” One potential issue is that Nelson's bill would rely on the state comptroller's biennial revenue ...more »

Isocom and World Micro Sign Franchise Distribution Agreement
Yahoo FinanceMarch 27, 2017

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Mar 27, 2017) - Atlanta-based electronics distributor World Micro is proud to announce that it has signed a new franchise distribution agreement with Isocom Components. The global distribution agreement authorizes World ...more »

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A Florida law grants license to STEAL
Florida WeeklyApril 26, 2017

THE COST OF HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE in Florida, already about twice the national average, will continue to rise thanks to plaintiffs' attorneys who work with contractors to exploit loopholes in laws that allows them to cash in on inflated claims, the ...more »

Trubisky Debate Has Only Just Begun
Sports On EarthApril 26, 2017

There are 32 starting quarterback jobs in the NFL, but there aren't 32 quarterbacks capable of being successful starters. Franchise QBs belong to an exclusive club, creating an annual rush to try to find the next big thing in the draft, the promising ...more »

Have you heard of this man who also helped save the Seahawks? Neither had we
Q13 FOXApril 26, 2017

But the franchise he tried to move four years prior was still in town. “Literally the trucks had rolled up to the offices in Kirkland," Harrigan said. "And they were getting ... Still, when the moving vans arrived, Harrigan, along with Locke and King ...more »

Thames breaks franchise record in Brewers' 9-1 win
FOXSports.comApril 26, 2017

Counsell said he wants to keep finding ways to get the utility man in the lineup despite not having a regular starting position. “It just shows he's a valuable player for us,” Counsell said. “He can provide that kind of offense and played shortstop and ...more »

Fee Motions in VW Diesel Fraud Case Denied, But Door Opens for ...
Law.com (subscription)April 25, 2017

The federal judge in the Volkswagen diesel emissions litigation has denied 244 motions for attorney fees but lifted an earlier injunction which had…more »

Home run for Miami: Agreement to sell Marlins means cloud over franchise finally lifting
Miami Herald (blog)April 25, 2017

It became something we could touch and feel and genuinely anticipate as the Herald reported, via MLB sources, that Loria had reached an agreement in principle to sell the team to the group bidding fronted by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and ex-Yankees ...more »

Derek Jeter and Jeb Bush group have reportedly reached an agreement to purchase the Miami Marlins for $1.3 billion
Business InsiderApril 25, 2017

Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria has reached an "agreement in principle" to sell the franchise to a group led by Jeb Bush and Derek Jeter for $1.3 billion, according to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald. The $1.3 billion purchase price would be the ...more »

New York attorney general cites 104 dealerships for selling vehicles with open recalls
Automotive News (subscription) (blog)April 25, 2017

New York's attorney general has reached legal settlements with 104 dealerships it identified as having sold vehicles without disclosing open safety recalls. As part of the settlement, reached on Friday with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman ...more »

Former Cowboys, Texas A&M QB Stephen McGee speaks at FCA All-Star Tailgate
Tyler Morning TelegraphApril 25, 2017

He said he was shocked by Prescott's ascendency to starting quarterback of the Cowboys. “If you had told me at this time last year that Dak Prescott was going to be the starting quarterback and franchise quarterback, I would have bet a lot of money and ...more »

O'Melveny Practice Leader on the Evolving State of Sports Law
Bloomberg Big Law BusinessApril 25, 2017

Hired at O'Melveny & Myers this month, Raij was brought on board to co-chair the firm's lawyer sports industry practice group, which has made several prominent additions this year. .... Raij: The acquisition of a stadium, or a franchise is clearly ...more »

Local wiener eatery hawking franchises for convenience stores
Indianapolis Business JournalApril 25, 2017

Indianapolis-based King David operates a restaurant at 135 N. Pennsylvania St. downtown in street-level space at BMO Plaza. Owners Brent and Hannah Joseph recently teamed with CZ Growth Strategies LLC in Carmel to develop a franchising proposition with ...more »

Crime Fighting Robots May Be Coming to a Mall Near You
Fox BusinessApril 25, 2017

... sales, tell FOX Business. Knightscope, which launched in 2013 after the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut -- where 26 kids and adults were shot and killed – was designed to provide intelligence to security centers and ...more »

Boldly Predicting the Los Angeles Lakers' 2018-19 Starting Lineup
Hoops HabitApril 25, 2017

Could you imagine a future in which the Los Angeles Lakers suddenly look like contenders? These bold predictions for the 2018-19 starting lineup paint a beautiful picture for this franchise. Not long ago, the Los Angeles Lakers were one of the NBA's ...more »

Boldly Predicting the Los Angeles Lakers' 2018-19 Starting Lineup
Hoops HabitApril 25, 2017

Could you imagine a future in which the Los Angeles Lakers suddenly look like contenders? These bold predictions for the 2018-19 starting lineup paint a beautiful picture for this franchise. Not long ago, the Los Angeles Lakers were one of the NBA's ...more »

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands Announces Reis & Irvy's Froyo Robots to Feature Flavor Burst System
Franchising.com (press release)April 25, 2017

... compliance with applicable law. Currently, the following states in the United States regulate the offer and sale of franchises: California, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island ...more »

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