New York, NY, September 12, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today Matthew J. Kreutzer, Attorney, Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Recent Critical Developments in Franchising Law – What You Need to Know in 2015 & Beyond Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled for Wednesday, September 16, 2015 @ 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (ET).
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About Matthew J. Kreutzer
Matthew Kreutzer has spent more than 15 years assisting both start-up and mature franchisors with developing, protecting and licensing their franchise and distribution systems. Mr. Kreutzer is a certified specialist in Franchise and Distribution Law by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization (the “Board”) and is a Commissioner on the Board’s Franchise and Distribution Law Commission. Active in franchise law efforts in California, Mr. Kreutzer is also an officer of the California State Bar’s Franchise Law Committee. Mr. Kreutzer is an AV® Peer-Review Rated attorney by Martindale Hubbell and was named a “Super Lawyer” in 2015, 2014, and 2013 by Mountain States Super Lawyers. He was honored as a “Legal Eagle” by Franchise Times magazine in 2015, 2014, and 2013, and as one of Nevada’s “Legal Elite” by Nevada Business magazine in 2015 and 2014. He is licensed to practice in the States of Nevada, California and Maryland.
A prolific writer, Mr. Kreutzer’s work has been featured in numerous publications, including The Licensing Journal, Practical Law Journal, Franchising and Business Law Alert, and The Franchise Lawyer. He is also the author of the “Forward FranchisingTM blog at www.forwardfranchising.com.
About Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC
Built on a legacy that spans over 145 years, Howard & Howard is a full-service law firm providing specialized legal services to businesses and business owners. Howard & Howard takes the time to understand your business goals and they do what it takes to help you reach them. More than one-third of their lawyers had business careers before entering the legal profession, which means they have more lawyers with first-hand business experience than other firms its size. Howard & Howard’s results-oriented approach is a beacon for business owners in search of intelligent counsel you can trust. There’s no substitute for experience. Howard & Howard has grown to include more than 135 attorneys, serving clients from offices in Michigan, Nevada and Illinois.
KC Event Synopsis:
In a two hour live Webcast, a notable panel of practitioners and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth discussion of the fundamentals as well as updates regarding the latest and significant issues surrounding this topic. The panel will also offer the audience with the current trends and best practicalities and practices in Franchising Law.
Key topics include:
· Franchising Law 2015- An Overview
· Joint Employer Developments, including recent CNN joint employer appeal to Federal Court.
· Electronic disclosure, e-signatures, and electronic filing of FDD’s and other submissions with states: A status report, legal issues, and practical advice.
· Key recent and pending changes in California franchise law
· New and continuing issues in franchise registration
· FDD disclosure pitfalls with financial projections and failure to disclose all costs borne by franchisees
· Failure to disclose rebates and other benefits to franchisor
· Employment and FSLA issues (from ACA to overtime standards for managers)
· Role of an effective franchisee association in protecting franchisees and brands
About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. For further details, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org.