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15 November 2018 - Christoph Wildhaber will be moderating a Break-out-Session "Distribution models" during the seminar Distribution 2.0 in Zurich.

13 June 2018 - Christoph Wildhaber was teaching "legal organization" in front of existing and future franchisors during a seminar run by the Swiss Franchise Association.

8 June 2018 – John Pratt was a speaker at the International Distribution Institute Conference in Florence "The Role of Business Consultants in Deciding the Appropriate Strategy for Getting and Keeping Control at the Retail Level".

8-9 June 2018 - Marco Hero presented a case study at the International Distribution Institute Conference in Florence, together with Andrew Loewinger on “Distribution vs. franchising: pros and cons when retail goes international from a legal perspective“.

8-9 June 2018 - Pascal Hollander has been chairing a panel at the IDI (International Distribution Institute) annual conference in Florence on "The conditions for an effective expedited arbitration procedure: a comparison of different experience".

9 May 2018 - Jordi Ruiz de Villa was a speaker at the IFA Conference in Washington moderating "selected contractual issues: guarantee or surety provided by franchisee".

8-9 May 2018 - Rocío Belda was a speaker at the IFA/IBA Joint Conference in Washington DC about the landmark judgment of the European Court of Justice on the Coty Prestige case

8-9 May 2018 - John Pratt was a speaker at the IFA Conference in Washington "Participation in country specific roundtable".

27 April 2018 - Rocío Belda was a speaker at the Program Executive on Fashion&Law organized by the Centro de Estudios Garrigues about distribution and franchise networks in fashion retail

11 April 2018 - Aldo Frignani was a speaker during the LES (Licensing Executives Society) Italy seminar held in Milan "Online sales and the impact of the ECJ decision “Coty”.

2 March 2018 – John Pratt was a speaker at the School for Social Entrepreneurs "The Legal Aspects of Franchising".

22 February 2018 – John Pratt was a speaker at bfa "Is good faith dead in franchising?".

10-13 February 2018 - Sergey Medvedev attended the IFA 2018 Convention held in Phoenix, USA, where he co-moderated the roundtable “Franchising in BRICS” and met with clients. The Convention covered legal and commercial franchise aspects and brought together over 3500 participants from around the globe.

11 January 2018 - Christoph Wildhaber moderated a franchise session during a seminar in Klosters in collaboration with Union suisse des arts et métiers/Schweizerischer Gewerbeverband.

8 December 2017 - Volodymyr Yakubovskyy Nobles and Phenomena have joined forces to enhance expertise in transactional practices and enrich their spectrum of legal services to the growing number of clients. Read more in the Press Release.

5 December 2017 - Christoph Wildhaber taught "legal organization" in front of existing and future franchisors during a seminar run by the Swiss Franchise Association.

2-3 December 2017 - Sergey Medvedev participated in the II International Baikal Franchise Fair – BAIKALBRAND, which was held by Irkutsk Regional Entrepreneurship Support Fund in cooperation with the Ministry of Economics of Irkutsk Region and Russian Franchise Association in Irkutsk, Russia, where he spoke on “Legal Aspects of Franchising” and met with clients. The Convention covered various commercial issues related to franchising business and brought together over 400 attendees from all over Russia.

18-20 October 2017 - John Pratt was a speaker during the ABA Franchise Forum in Palm Desert "The Subfranchisees are doing what?!".

14 October 2017 - John Pratt was a speaker during the NEC Franchise Exhibition "How to Franchise your Business".

5-6 October 2017 - John Pratt was a speaker at the  ABA Palm Desert – “Dealing with subfranchisee breaches in an International Franchising Context”.

28 June 2017 - John Pratt was a speaker at the bfa “Legal Aspects of Franchising”.

9-19 June 2017 - John Pratt was a speaker at the  IDI Conference in Paris – “What are the main issues when implementing rebrading?”

9-10 June 2017 - Marco Hero was a speaker during the International Distribution Institute's (IDI) annual conference in Paris on the topic "Selling brands on Amazon, eBay and other platforms - the distributor's perspective".

May 2017 - Aldo Frignani and John Pratt wrote an article on “Termination and non-Renewal of Franchise Agreements in the European Union: Italian law in a comparative perspective with other European Civil Law Systems and England & Wales”, which will be published in the next issue of Franchise Law Journal (edited by ABA-Forum on Franchising).

16 May 2017 - Aldo Frignani had a webinar together with Barbara Bagnasacco and Lee Wright of Kirton McConkie law firm of Salt Lake City, Utah on “Franchising: Expert Advice for Expanding Your Business in the US & Europe”.

9-10 May 2017 - John Pratt was a speaker at the IBA/IFA Washington Conference – “International Franchise Associations”.

9-10 May 2017 - Marco Hero hosted a workshop at the annual convention of the German Franchise Association (DFV) under the title "From Ronald McDonald to Donald Trump - latest challenges for international franchise systems".

25-26 April 2017 - Marco Hero was a speaker at the  Masterfranchise Conference in Hamburg on the Topic "The legal environment for franchisors in Europe".

29 March 2017 - John Pratt was a speaker at the School for Social Entrepreneurs – “Legal issues and Franchise Agreements in Social Franchising”.

25 March 2017 - Anders Fernlund held a seminar regarding the European Code of Ethics at the Annual meeting of the Swedish Franchise Association.

24 March 2017 - Sergey Medvedev has moderated a session on Franchise Developments within the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) at XVIII IP Forum (Russia and CIS) organized by the Russian media platform ‘infor-media’ which was hosted in Moscow (Russia). Sergey also presented some legal and practical aspects associated with franchising by citing certain important and recent case law.

23 March 2017 - Anders Fernlund explained the regulation around Master Franchising at The American Franchising Day, held at the US Embassy in Stockholm.

16 March 16 2017 - John Pratt, Anders Fernlund and Olivier Binder were speakers on a panel discussing international trends in franchising regulation at the International Franchising Week in London.

10 February 2017 - Marco Hero hosted a workshop on "Compliance and franchise-systems - what and how to do it" at the Franchise Convention in Frankfurt.

 

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