VIRTUAL FRANCHISE LAW DAY 2020 AGENDA

Please note: Each Roundtable will run twice (35 minutes each). Space for each session is limited and participation is available on a first come, first serve basis.

Name Speakers Session Type
11:00 AM
Moving from Crisis to Recovery - Stories from the TrenchesCaroline Kolompar Kim Kobayashi Nivera Wallani Ken Otto Keynote & Plenary Sessions
12:15 PM
Employment and Workplace Related Issues and Precautions and their impact on Franchise SystemsMatthew Badrov Craig Lawrence Concurrent Session - 0-24 Units
Navigating Financial Distress in Franchise SystemsTodd Greenbloom Wojtek Jaskiewicz John Leavitt Concurrent Session - 0-24 Units
Best Practices for Disclosing During Unprecedented TimesNed Levitt David Shaw Concurrent Session - 0-24 Units
1:15 PM
Growing a Brand in Trying Times: How to Successfully Leverage Technology and DataSteve Buors Keynote & Plenary Sessions
2:00 PM
The Woes of Third Party Delivery ServicesDominic Mochrie Roundtables
Areas of Vicarious Liability Risk in a PandemicAllan Dick Roundtables
Going Digital: Legal Lessons and Watch-OutsDavid Fraser Roundtables
Earnings Projections Disclosure Post CrisisNoah Leszcz Roundtables
International Expansion in a Post-Covid WorldKatya Logunov Roundtables
Managing Supply Chain in a PandemicClark Harrop Roundtables
Approaches to adapting system-wide protocols: food safety and contactless deliveryDixie Ho Roundtables
Best Franchise Arbitration Practices in Uncertain Times Considering Uber Technology Inc. v. Heller.Frank Zaid Roundtables
Franchisor Risks and Responsibilities in Enforcing System Standards in Unusual TimesMarissa Carnevale Roundtables
3:30 PM
Pandemic Drafting Lessons: Re-examining Key Provisions of the Franchise AgreementJoseph Adler Debi Sutin Concurrent Session - 25–99 Units
Managing Lease Obligations and LiabilitiesMervyn Allen Sheldon Disenhouse Concurrent Session - 25–99 Units
Supporting Franchisees Through Extraordinary Times: Good Faith Financial, Operational, and System Change SupportJennifer Dolman Ben Hanuka Adam Ship Concurrent Session - 25–99 Units
4:30 PM
Legal & Legislative UpdateAdrienne Boudreau David Black Colin Pendrith Keynote & Plenary Sessions
5:30 PM
Virtual Networking Reception