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01 May 2018
Gordon Drakes Don't count your chickens before they hatch – takeaways from KFC's supply chain issues

United Kingdom - Fieldfisher LLP

The recent KFC chicken supply crisis highlights the importance of supply chain management and illustrates how parties that rely on the functioning of a supply chain must protect themselves from a contractual and legal perspective. It also offers franchise businesses an opportunity to review the management and procurement of their supply chains, as well as the terms which govern their upstream relationships with third-party manufacturers and suppliers and their downstream relationships with franchisees.

Authors: Gordon Drakes, Tim Rickard
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Recent updates

Raphael Mellerio Franchisors' assistance obligation is exclusively technical and commercial, not financial

France - Aramis Law Firm

Authors: Raphael Mellerio, Bertrand Baheu-Derras
Gordon Drakes Five cases from 2017 and what franchise businesses can learn from them

United Kingdom - Fieldfisher LLP

Author: Gordon Drakes
Bruno Floriani Rescission or bust: statutory requirements trump franchisee's insouciance

Canada - Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP

Authors: Bruno Floriani, Marissa Carnevale
Karsten Metzlaff Requirements for interim injunction to enforce obligation to operate business

Germany - Noerr LLP

Authors: Karsten Metzlaff, Karl Rauser

Upcoming event

34th Annual IBA/IFA Joint Conference on International Franchising

May 8-9 2018 – Washington DC, United States

The IBA and the IFA will bring together some of the world's leading practitioners and experts in franchise law for a two-day conference to discuss the latest issues, challenges and developments in the field.

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