The Franchise Law Review - 10th Edition

The Franchise Law Review - 10th Edition

Pages: 178

ISBN: 978-1-80449-175-1

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The Franchise Law Review provides an insightful overview of the laws and regulations governing franchise systems in key jurisdictions worldwide. With a focus on recent developments, it also examines the most common practical challenges involved in international franchising, including IP and data protection, tax liabilities and competition law issues.

In this book: 


  • Editor’s Preface
    Alan Silberman


  • Brazil
  • Denmark
  • France
  • Germany
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • New Zealand
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Alan H Silberman, Dentons US LLP

Alan H Silberman, senior counsel at Dentons US LLP, is the chair emeritus of Dentons' antitrust, franchising and distribution practice. A 1964 graduate of Yale Law School, he has 58-plus years' experience in antitrust and franchising litigation, counselling and related transactional representation, as well as in general commercial litigation. Based in Dentons' Chicago office but active in the US and worldwide, he served as chair of the American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law in 1993 and 1994 and immediate past chair from 1994 to 1995, having also previously served as a member of its Special Committee on the Role of the Federal Trade Commission. He has represented franchisors and manufacturers in a number of negotiated, litigated and arbitrated matters, and regularly advises clients in domestic and international activities.


In franchising matters, he has acted as outside counsel for McDonald's Corporation in various litigated matters, including the constitutional challenge to the Iowa Franchise Agreement Act; encroachment and renewal claims in Chang v. McDonald's Corporation and Schubot v. McDonald's Corporation; tying and price fixing claims in Principe v. McDonald's Corporation, Kypta v. McDonald's Corporation and Levine v. McDonald's Corporation; and market definition issues in Dunafon v. Delaware McDonald's Corporation. He has counselled McDonald's Corporation on a wide range of franchise law, franchise relationship, good faith contract performance, marketing and trade regulation matters. He has also represented a wide range of other franchising and distribution clients, including Intercontinental Hotels Group (Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza, InterContinental and Staybridge Suites in particular), Sara Lee Corporation, Pella Corporation and Prudential Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. He has been involved in acquisition and transactional representation for many of these firms, including a sale and joint venture between Holiday Inns, Inc and Bass plc; the further acquisition of Holiday Inns by Bass (leading to the formation of Intercontinental Hotels Group; the acquisition of Electronic Realty Associates from Control Data Corporation; and the acquisition of real estate brokerage assets from Merrill Lynch Realty and their integration into Prudential Real Estate Affiliates.