Franchise Facts: Letter of Intent
If you are buying a franchise, be prepared to be inundated with information. When you are getting close to reaching a deal for a franchise, you may encounter what is known as a letter of intent, or its cousin, the memorandum of understanding. If you are presented with such a document, there is typically nothing to fear. Letters of intent lay out the basic framework for the transaction, but they are typically not binding.
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Brian Loffredo is a commercial litigator with more than seventeen years of experience representing clients in the franchise industry. Brian routinely assists clients during the licensing and franchise/FDD review process, as well as with the resolution of franchise-related disputes, including those involving terminations, territorial disputes, fraud, disclosure/relationship law violations and breaches of contract.
In addition, Brian represents and counsels clients in the construction industry on matters involving litigation, construction defects, licensing and compliance, collections, mechanic’s liens, payment bond and Miller Act claims, contract drafting, and compliance with home improvement laws and other construction industry laws.
Brian also has extensive experience representing financial institutions with workouts, collections and residential/commercial foreclosures.
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