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Coalition of Franchisee Associations Commends NASAA for Commentary on Financial Performance Representations

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Aug. 9, 2017) – In May 2017, the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) approved its “Commentary on Financial Performance Representations” regarding Financial Performance Recommendations (FPRs) made by franchisors under Item 19 of the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD). The NASAA commentary provides state regulators with guidance on what is required by both federal […]

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Coalition of Franchisee Associations Files Joint Amicus Brief with U.S. Supreme Court on Behalf of Franchisees

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 7, 2017) – Yesterday, the Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA), along with the American Hotel and Lodging Association, the Asian American Hotel Owners Association, the International Franchise Association and the Restaurant Law Center, filed an Amicus Curiae Brief in the U.S. Supreme Court, challenging two Fourth Circuit United States Court of Appeals […]

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Coalition of Franchisee Associations Applauds Progress of the Protect Florida Small Business Act

As an advocate for small businesses, the Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA) is pleased to report progress of pro-franchisee legislation introduced during the Florida legislative session. Sponsored by state Sen. Jack Latvala (R-16) and Rep. Jason Brodeur (R-28), the Protect Florida Small Business Act will level the playing field for owners of franchised small businesses […]

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Coalition of Franchisee Associations Supports the Protect Florida Small Business Act

As an advocate for small businesses, the Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA) is pleased to announce its support of pro-franchisee legislation unveiled today for the upcoming Florida legislative session. Sponsored by state Sen. Jack Latvala (R-16) and Rep. Jason Brodeur (R-28), the Protect Florida Small Business Act will level the playing field for owners of […]

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Coalition of Franchisee Associations Applauds Injunction Against Overtime Rule

Washington, D.C. (Nov. 28, 2016) – The Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA), the largest franchisee-only association in the country, commends the injunction issued Nov. 22, 2016, by  U.S. District Judge Amos L. Mazzant blocking the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) overtime rule, which was set to take effect Dec. 1. Affecting more than 4 million workers, […]

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Coalition of Franchisee Associations Welcomes New Member Jimmy John’s Franchisee Association

Washington, D.C. (Aug. 8, 2016) – The Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA), the largest franchisee-only association in the United States, has grown its membership by welcoming the Jimmy John’s Franchisee Association (JJFA). “We welcome the addition of the Jimmy John’s Franchisee Association,” said Keith Miller, CFA chairman. “Franchisees are the ones investing, supporting and employing […]

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CFA Day Forum Gets Franchisees Face-to-Face with Heavy-Hitters

Along with the CFA Day Forum’s mainstay legislative components, members of the Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA) gained facetime with legal heavy-hitters in a first-of-its-kind format during this year’s event, held March 17-18, in Washington, D.C. A joint-employer legal panel kicked off the event at the Capitol Visitors Center Thursday morning and featured Michael Lotito, […]

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The CFA Applauds the Introduction of Pro-Franchisee Legislation

Washington, D.C. (July 24, 2015) — The Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA) is applauding Rep. Keith Ellison for introducing the Fair Franchise Act of 2015 and the Small Business Administration (SBA) Franchise Loan Transparency Act. These bills protect franchisees from often imbalanced franchise agreements, which, for the most part, are non-negotiable and provide greater transparency […]

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Coalition of Franchisee Associations Adds Three Member Associations

Washington, D.C. (Aug. 6, 2015) — The Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA) membership has grown its membership by welcoming the Eastern VA 7-11 Franchisee Owners Association, the South Florida Franchise Owners Association of 7-Eleven and the National TUPSSO Franchise Owners Association. “We are pleased to have these associations as our newest members,” says Keith Miller, […]

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California Governor Signs Franchise Bill into Legislation

Washington, D.C. (Oct. 12, 2015) — Gov. Jerry Brown of California signed a new franchise protection law, CFA-sponsored AB 525, Sunday afternoon that gives franchise owners in California the strongest rights in the United States. “We thank Governor Brown for signing AB 525 and taking this step to better protect the rights and investments of […]

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