Getting It in Gear: Using Your Distribution & Franchise System to Drive Profitability

25 September 2013 Chicago, IL Past Event

Location

Foley & Lardner LLP
321 N. Clark Street
Suite 2800
Chicago, IL

Contact Information

Kristen LaBuda
klabuda@foley.com

Agenda

8:30 a.m. Central
Breakfast and Registration

9:00 a.m. โ€“ 4:00 p.m. Central
Seminar
Make plans to join us for our complimentary 22nd Annual Law of Product Distribution & Franchise Seminar, where we will be discussing, Getting It in Gear: Using Your Distribution & Franchise System to Drive Profitability.

Topics

  • Termination: Laying the Groundwork, Making the Case
  • 50 Shades of Black and White: The Problem With Simultaneously Requiring and Forbidding Supplier Involvement in Distributor Management
  • Harnessing the Power of the Internet to Grow Brand Awareness and Define Customer Relationships
  • Making a Graceful Exit: Potential Liability Arising From Product Line and Market Withdrawal
  • The Impact of International Data Privacy Laws on U.S.-Based Businesses
  • Top 10 Cases of 2012 โ€“ 2013
  • Business Development or Bribery: New Standards, New Challenges Under the FCPA
  • Did You Say 50?!? Considerations for Multi-State Distributors and Franchisees
  • Steering Clear of Disaster: Class Actions and System-Wide Litigation
  • Hiring Employees From a Competitor: How to Do It Without Getting Sued
  • Recognizing the Caution Signs for MAP and Colgate Policies
  • Breaking News in Antitrust Law: What You Need to Know
  • Managing Foreign Collections: Tools for Financing and Limiting Collections Risk in Foreign Sales
  • Surviving OFAC Sanctions: New Rules and Risks for Operating Overseas
  • Damage Control: Keeping Your Distributors' Financial Problems From Becoming Your Problems
  • WARNING! Your Labeling May Be Defective: Overview of Product Packaging and Labeling Laws
  • Best Practices in Drafting and Using Standard Terms and Conditions of Sale for Export Sales
  • The Effect of Bankruptcy on Covenants Not to Compete
  • Negotiating Key Provisions of Distributor Agreements: Issues & Strategies

Roundtable Lunch Sessions (Limited Seating)
Session 1: Issues in Dealer Terminations
Session 2: Pricing and Antitrust Issues
Session 3: Dealing With Troubled Dealers and Franchisees
Session 4: International Issues

This year, you will have the choice to attend an interactive Roundtable Lunch Session. The sessions have very limited seating, so please select your session preference when registering.

This is a complimentary program; however, pre-registration is required. For additional information, please contact Kristen LaBuda at klabuda@foley.com or 312.832.4725.

Foley & Lardner LLP will apply for CLE credit after the program, wherever applicable. Foley & Lardner LLP certifies that this activity has been approved for California MCLE credits by the State Bar of California in the amount of five General credits. Foley & Lardner LLP is a State Bar of California MCLE approved provider. Please note that participants must be in attendance on the date of the event; credit may not be obtained by viewing and/or listening to a program recording after the event.

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Getting It in Gear: Using Your Distribution & Franchise System to Drive Profitability

Location

Foley & Lardner LLP
321 N. Clark Street
Suite 2800
Chicago, IL

Contact Information

Kristen LaBuda
klabuda@foley.com

Agenda

8:30 a.m. Central
Breakfast and Registration

9:00 a.m. โ€“ 4:00 p.m. Central
Seminar