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The mission of the Forum on Franchising is to be the preeminent forum for the study and discussion of the legal aspects of franchising.


To provide high quality educational programs and publications on the legal aspects of franchising.

  • To stimulate discussion of the legal aspects of franchising, in order to educate the legal community and the franchising community on issues of current concern.
  • To promote full and equal participation of minorities, women and other under-represented groups in Forum activities.
  • To enhance the professional growth of Forum members, among other ways by encouraging practitioners in all areas of franchise practice to participate fully in Forum activities.

Want to get involved with the Forum on Franchising?

The Forum actively solicits your involvement in and contribution to its activities.  These activities are not only a pathway to leadership in the Forum, but collegial endeavors that permit Forum members from all over the country—and the world—to get to know one another and work together in ways that build professional relationships and friendships. The below attachment lists those opportunities that are available.

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