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IBA/IFA Joint Conference

Each year, IFA partners with the International Bar Association's Franchising Committee to develop a program for some of the world's leading practitioners and experienced legal counsel.
CFE Credits Available
No
May 18 - 19, 2021
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Virtual Event,
United States

International Franchising in the Dawn of a New Age

Experienced legal counsel will share invaluable information regarding the latest developments in international law and its importance to franchising.
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Hot Topics in Franchise Law
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News From Around the World
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Earn CLE, CFE & CPD credits

Agenda

All times listed below are in Eastern Time Zone (ET)
May 18, 2021 - Day One
Session Title
Welcome
Time Start
10:00 am
Time End
10:10 am
Session Title
Hot Topics in International Franchise Laws - Round #1
Session Summary

Table #1 - Selected Current Affairs Issue – COVID-19 and Force Majeure Clauses in International Franchise Agreements

Table #2 - Selected Complex Situation – Do You Consider Taking Over the Franchisee’s Operation as a Practical Option in Termination Situation?

Table #3 - Topical Antitrust Law Issues in Franchising

Table #4 - Selected Practice Issue - Methods for Ensuring Agreement Compliance in International Transactions

Table #5 - Selected Public Relations Issue – Can the Political, Religious, or Moral Stance of a Franchisee or Franchisor and Their Officers Be Regulated in Contractual Provisions?

Table #6 - North America (Canada, US, and Mexico)

Table #7 - Latin America

Table #8 - Europe, Russia, and Middle Asia

Table #9 - East Asia, South-East Asia, Australia, and New Zealand

Table #10 - Middle East, South Asia and Africa

Time Start
10:10 am
Time End
10:40 am
Session Title
Hot Topics in International Franchise Laws - Round #2
Session Summary

Table #1 - Selected Current Affairs Issue – COVID-19 and Force Majeure Clauses in International Franchise Agreements

Table #2 - Selected Complex Situation – Do You Consider Taking Over the Franchisee’s Operation as a Practical Option in Termination Situation?

Table #3 - Topical Antitrust Law Issues in Franchising

Table #4 - Selected Practice Issue - Methods for Ensuring Agreement Compliance in International Transactions

Table #5 - Selected Public Relations Issue – Can the Political, Religious, or Moral Stance of a Franchisee or Franchisor and Their Officers Be Regulated in Contractual Provisions?

Table #6 - North America (Canada, US, and Mexico)

Table #7 - Latin America

Table #8 - Europe, Russia, and Middle Asia

Table #9 - East Asia, South-East Asia, Australia, and New Zealand

Table #10 - Middle East, South Asia and Africa

Time Start
10:50 am
Time End
11:20 am
Session Title
Hot Topic Wrap Up & Networking
Time Start
11:30 am
Time End
12:20 pm
Session Title
Plenary: Data Privacy in the World (GDPR and Not GDPR)
Time Start
12:30 pm
Time End
01:45 pm
Session Title
Day 1 Closing
Time Start
01:45 pm
Time End
01:50 pm
May 19, 2021 - Day Two
Session Title
Concurrent Interactive Workshops
Session Summary

Workshop 1: Selling Franchises Internationally after COVID-19

Workshop 2: Relationship - Centralized Services; Tech Funds; Technological Innovation in Franchising – Changes to the FA

Workshop 3: Litigation or Dispute Resolution - How to Deal with Innovation - Cause for Termination?

Time Start
10:00 am
Time End
11:00 am
Session Title
Plenary: News from Around the World
Time Start
11:15 am
Time End
12:30 pm
Session Title
Conference Closing
Time Start
12:30 pm
Time End
12:35 pm
May 18, 2021 - Day One
Session Title
Welcome
Time Start
10:00 am
Time End
10:10 am
Session Title
Hot Topics in International Franchise Laws - Round #1
Session Summary

Table #1 - Selected Current Affairs Issue – COVID-19 and Force Majeure Clauses in International Franchise Agreements

Table #2 - Selected Complex Situation – Do You Consider Taking Over the Franchisee’s Operation as a Practical Option in Termination Situation?

Table #3 - Topical Antitrust Law Issues in Franchising

Table #4 - Selected Practice Issue - Methods for Ensuring Agreement Compliance in International Transactions

Table #5 - Selected Public Relations Issue – Can the Political, Religious, or Moral Stance of a Franchisee or Franchisor and Their Officers Be Regulated in Contractual Provisions?

Table #6 - North America (Canada, US, and Mexico)

Table #7 - Latin America

Table #8 - Europe, Russia, and Middle Asia

Table #9 - East Asia, South-East Asia, Australia, and New Zealand

Table #10 - Middle East, South Asia and Africa

Time Start
10:10 am
Time End
10:40 am
Session Title
Hot Topics in International Franchise Laws - Round #2
Session Summary

Table #1 - Selected Current Affairs Issue – COVID-19 and Force Majeure Clauses in International Franchise Agreements

Table #2 - Selected Complex Situation – Do You Consider Taking Over the Franchisee’s Operation as a Practical Option in Termination Situation?

Table #3 - Topical Antitrust Law Issues in Franchising

Table #4 - Selected Practice Issue - Methods for Ensuring Agreement Compliance in International Transactions

Table #5 - Selected Public Relations Issue – Can the Political, Religious, or Moral Stance of a Franchisee or Franchisor and Their Officers Be Regulated in Contractual Provisions?

Table #6 - North America (Canada, US, and Mexico)

Table #7 - Latin America

Table #8 - Europe, Russia, and Middle Asia

Table #9 - East Asia, South-East Asia, Australia, and New Zealand

Table #10 - Middle East, South Asia and Africa

Time Start
10:50 am
Time End
11:20 am
Session Title
Hot Topic Wrap Up & Networking
Time Start
11:30 am
Time End
12:20 pm
Session Title
Plenary: Data Privacy in the World (GDPR and Not GDPR)
Time Start
12:30 pm
Time End
01:45 pm
Session Title
Day 1 Closing
Time Start
01:45 pm
Time End
01:50 pm
May 19, 2021 - Day Two
Session Title
Concurrent Interactive Workshops
Session Summary

Workshop 1: Selling Franchises Internationally after COVID-19

Workshop 2: Relationship - Centralized Services; Tech Funds; Technological Innovation in Franchising – Changes to the FA

Workshop 3: Litigation or Dispute Resolution - How to Deal with Innovation - Cause for Termination?

Time Start
10:00 am
Time End
11:00 am
Session Title
Plenary: News from Around the World
Time Start
11:15 am
Time End
12:30 pm
Session Title
Conference Closing
Time Start
12:30 pm
Time End
12:35 pm
Member & Non-Member Rate
325
$

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