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The Federal Trade Commission will host a workshop that will explore a number of issues related to the Franchise Rule, and the comments received in response to the FTC’s request for comment about the Rule last year. Specifically, the workshop topics will include representations that franchisors make about financial performance, the use of disclaimers, and the format of the disclosure document required by the Rule.


Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET


The workshop will be held online. A link to view the workshop will be posted the morning of the event to the event page and


The event will feature remarks by FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection Director Andrew Smith and Congressman Kevin Hern of Oklahoma, as well as panel discussions featuring government officials and industry representatives.


The event will be tweeted live from the FTC’s Twitter page (@FTC) using the hashtag #FranchiseRuleFTC

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