GTDT Practice Guides provide topical analysis of key trends, opportunities, challenges and risks representing significant regional interest or concern across a range of industries and work areas. Updated annually, the Practice Guides present accessible insight into those issues transcending geographical borders and impacting strategic decision making at an international level.
Philip F Zeidman and Tao Xu
DLA Piper (Reston)
DLA Piper LLP (US)
"Today we see that franchising has metamorphosed into an international phenomenon. The trademarks, the signage, the advertising slogans of franchise chains, both huge and modest in size, have become familiar icons from A-to-Z..."
ARCO Abogados y Asesores Tributarios (Barcelona)
"A joint venture company (JVC) is a company participated in by the franchisor and a foreign partner, and this company could operate as a franchisee, a developer or a master franchisee; for practical purposes this party will be referred to as ‘the franchisee’ in this chapter, unless otherwise explicitly said..."
Julia C Colarusso and Maisa Jean Frank
Gray Plant Mooty
"This chapter discusses different approaches to resolving cross-border disputes between a franchisee and franchisor, including different types of resolution mechanisms and the various stages of each..."
Mercia Shannon Fynn
DM Kisch Inc and Kisch Africa Inc
"The right to privacy is a fundamental human right that has been recognised in most jurisdictions for ages, but only in the past two decades or so has data protection and privacy become a major focus globally, resulting in legislation being enacted in most countries, which places the obligation on businesses to protect the privacy of personal data that they deal with.."