Are you considering expanding? Then franchising is a good form of cooperation, among other reasons, because it limits the economic risks. Franchising can also be a complement to an already existing good distribution system. Through a well-balanced franchise agreement, both you and the other party obtain a document that can serve as guidance during the long period a franchise often endures by making use of both the franchisor’s and the franchisee’s interests.
MAQS was among the first law firms providing advice regarding franchising and a number of our lawyers have participated in this and other legislative processes. Most European countries, including Sweden, have specific franchising legislation which governs the type of information a franchisor must give to a franchisee before signing an agreement.
This is what we can assist you with
At MAQS, you can get advice in respect of the full range of legal issues which can arise in connection with franchising, as well as in the creative processes in designing business models, including participation in the development of operational manuals.
It doesn’t matter who you are, or how big your business is. We regularly work with both national and international franchise systems of varying sizes and with all types of franchise structures (such as master franchising). Our clients are active in the retail and service sectors in a wide range of industries.