Tag Archives: Document

New Franchise Disclosure Document

The Ohio Practical Business Law Blog examines the new Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) a recent post.  The new FDD rules began in earnest  on July 1, 2008.   Previously I posted on some of the key differences between the old UFOC rule and the new FDD rule including: Use of unaudited financial statements.  Start-up franchisors may phase-in the use of audited financial statements.  … Continue Reading

Why Document Retention Policies Are So Critical

This post on employment lawsuits causing most e-discovery woes just confirms the reasons why a sound document retention policy is necessary in today’s business environment. Organizations need to respond to an increasing number of document requests, from regulatory compliance issues to internal investigations to full-scale litigation. Much of this information is available electronically. Despite the … Continue Reading