re: Sales of pharmaceuticals by non-profit medical center to retired employees
FTC staff issue advisory opinions to help clarify FTC rules and decisions, often in response to requests from businesses and industry groups. To find a specific opinion, use the filters on this page.
re: Sales of pharmaceuticals by non-profit medical center to medical center operated clinic
Apparent applicability of the Franchise Rule to mobile food and soft drink trucks identified by a common name. Discusses significant control and required payment elements.
re: Laboratory services
re: Sales of pharmaceuticals by non-profit hospital to related non-profit clinics
Apparent applicability of the Franchise Rule to a commercial real estate affiliation program. Discusses in detail the likely availability of the fractional franchise exemption to the affiliation arrangement.
Apparent applicability of the Franchise Rule to a log cabin distributorship. Discusses the criteria for coverage of product franchises, including the required payment element, and the fractional franchise exemption.
re: Dissemination of information concerning proposed revisions of the Medicare RBRVS
re: IPA network of urologists
Applicability of the Franchise Rule to vending machine manufacturers and independent marketing companies. An exhaustive discussion of the coverage issues arising in the sale of business opportunity ventures.
re: provider network of physical, occupational and speech therpists
re: Aition of a patient sorting provision to an agreement between an acute care hospital and a rural health care clinic
Re: Multi speciality physician organization
re: IPA plans to distribute information and educate its members on managed care and community issues).
re: Physician network of hematology/oncology services providers
Compliance obligation of franchisors to include, in required disclosures about contractual provisions regarding termination of the franchise, information about actual policies and practices of the franchisor. Discusses obligation to disclose such policies as permitting franchisees to terminate...
Applicability of the Franchise Rule to a hotel management arrangement. Discusses the "significant assistance" coverage element.
Compliance obligation of franchisor and area sub-franchisor to prepare annual update of joint disclosure statement within 90 days of the close of different fiscal years.