Franchise & Distribution

Jones & Keller assists franchisors with multi-state franchise registration and compliance, disclosure obligations, bankruptcy issues, debt and equity financings, and leasing, site development and construction-matters. We have extensive experience in franchise finance, including franchise lending refinancing and work-outs on behalf of franchise lenders and franchisees. We help our clients in the development and filing of Uniform Franchise Offering Circulars, and both franchisers and franchisees in the drafting and negotiation of franchise agreements. Through our multi-disciplinary approach to franchise issues we also provide assistance respecting trademark matters, unfair or anti-competitive business practices, and franchise acquisitions.