Archive for the ‘Franchise’ Category

Franchise Forum | Kuwait: New Commercial Agency Law Enacted

The law addresses the evolving issues and questions that relate to commercial agencies in Kuwait and clarifies a number of issues.

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Franchise Forum | Africa: Pan African Franchise Federation Holds Inaugural Meeting

The Pan African Franchise Federation recently held its inaugural meeting in South Africa with delegations from Egypt, Ethiopia, Mauritius, Tanzanian and Nigeria to promote franchising in Africa.

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Franchise Forum | Middle East: Strong Start to Summer for Franchise Business Growth

Current trends in the Middle East indicate that 2013 will mark a busy summer for the franchise industry. The Middle East franchise market is worth approximately $30 billion U.S. dollars.

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Franchise Forum | Indonesia: Growth Limits on Food and Beverage Franchises

The Ministry of Trade of Indonesia recently issued a new regulation limiting the growth of food and beverage franchises in the country. The new regulations aims to prevent monopolies in the market and to encourage the growth of small- and medium-size enterprises.

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Franchise Forum | Africa: Continued Growth of Franchising

The economic and legal environments in South Africa and other African nations continue to change and evolve this year. Franchising in Africa, and particularly South Africa, as well as alternative dispute resolution, and business law developments are having a tremendous impact on the region.

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Africa: Webinar on Franchising in Africa

Listen to a complimentary webinar on franchising in Africa sponsored by Nixon Peabody (US), Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs (South Africa), Ǽlex (Nigeria), and Afribiz (US).

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Africa: LexNoir Publication Featured in Article on Franchising in Africa

Reuters article featuring LexNoir Foundation book, Franchising in Africa, highlights the franchise industry on the continent.

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Libya: First U.S. Franchise Opens in Country

Franchising in Africa gains popularity asU.S.-based baked goods chain Cinnabon became the first U.S. franchise to open a store in Libya and joins other foreign franchisors entering the country.

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China: Expansion and Refinement of Franchise Regulatory Requirements

The amendments strengthen the supervision and administration of commercial franchising activities and regulate the franchising market in China to create a more attractive environment for foreign investment.

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Egypt: Franchising Sector Receives Financial Boost

In an effort to further boost franchising in Africa, the African Development Bank financed Egypt’s Franchising Sector Support Program with U.S. $40 million.

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