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Co-Chair
Dominic Hui

Co-Chair
Tao Xu

International Franchising Committee

The International Franchising Committee's interests include competition law principles; cross-border sales and licensing issues; the business forms employed; and trademark and intellectual property protections required to assure franchising success.

About the Committee

The International Franchising Committee focuses on the law and business of international franchising. Committee interests include:

  • competition law principles;
  • cross-border sales and licensing issues;
  • the business forms employed; and
  • trademark and intellectual property protections required to assure franchising success.

The Committee has served and continues to play an educational role for the legal profession, judiciary and legislators, and enables members to examine and comment upon legislative and regulatory proposals affecting international franchising. Through the committee's regular newsletter, International Franchising Committee members are kept up to date on legal developments, seminars and publications of interest around the world.

Forthcoming conferences and webinars View All Conferences

A brief overview of the 2020 Thailand Franchise Guidelines

This article provides a summary definitions, conditions, rights and responsibilities outlined by the 2020 Thailand Franchise Guidelines.

Released on Jun 07, 2021

Dutch Franchise Act into force!

This article examines the Dutch Franchising Act that went into effect 1 January 2021, providing an overview of its definitions, concepts, and content.

Released on Jun 07, 2021

Saudi Arabia - franchise update, May 2021

Given the new requirements in Saudi Arabia under its Franchise Law, many franchise deals are now taking much longer than before, as franchisees in the region are grappling with the new requirements. This article provides an update on the jurisdiction.

Released on Jun 02, 2021