Franchising

June 06 2017
SL Owens Revised SBA franchise regulations and addendum

USA - Gardere

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has rolled out new regulations aimed at reducing administrative costs and the time spent approving franchise companies, while also decreasing the SBA's risk in relation to SBA-guaranteed loans to franchises. Under the new rules, lenders are required to determine whether a brand is a franchise under the Federal Trade Commission's amended Franchise Rule.

Author: SL Owens
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