Apparent applicability of Franchise Rule to distributorships for the sale of print advertising in regional or national publications.
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re: NJPA Proposal to Establish Two Pharmacist Service Networks
Applicability of Rule's earnings claim dicosure requirements to general media claims made in news stories and elsewhere if copies are given to prospective franchesees by the franchisor.
Inappplicability of the Franchise Rule to possible co-branding relationship in which a licensor's system is to be sub-licensed by a third party franchisor to its franchesees, even though the license to the franchisor is covered by the Rule.
re: Network of optical and vision services providers
re: Multispecialty physician network joint venture
re: Standard-setting and accreditation program
re: Sales of pharmaceuticals by non-profit hospital to patients of hospital PHO
Discusses the circumstances under which, in providing earnings information to loan processing officials at lending institutions to assist prospective franchisees in obtaining loans, franchisors may not be obligated to provide earnings claim disclosures.
Applicability of the fractional franchise exemption to a rehabilitative services franchise licensed to two types of medical providers.
Discusses the conditions under which disclosures required by the Franchise Rule may be provided to prospective franchisees on a computer diskette.
re: Network of ambulance and ambulette services providers
re: Network of ambulance companies
re: Cooperative of oral and maxillofacial surgery practices
Apparent applicability of the Franchise Rule to a joint venture and license agreement. Discusses the ineffectiveness of transfers to affiliated companies of ownership of the mark and of franchisee waivers to avoid coverage or compliance obligations.
Inapplicability of the Franchise Rule retroactively where the parties anticipated at the time of the purchase that the Rule would not apply because the only required payments were deferred until at least six months after the business opened. Concludes that the result does not change if the...
re: Sales of pharmaceuticals by non-profit hospital to unaffiliated, non-profit hospice