Exiting a Franchise Agreement

In most circumstances, a successful franchise relationship provides both parties with significant benefits. The franchisor grows their brand while the franchisee receives a positive return on their investment. In some circumstances, however, a franchise relationship does not work out. Such failure may arise through no fault of the parties, for example if the franchisee wishes […]

What is a Customs Notice of Seizure?

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has authority to hold, examine, detain and/or seize goods that are entering or exiting the United States. Where goods are seized, CBP will transfer them to a bonded warehouse and the case will be reviewed by the department of Fines, Penalties, and Forfeitures (FP&F). After their review, a Notice […]