International Arbitration—What’s in it for Your Franchise? In international arbitration, the parties have more control than in alternative systems and better ability to enforce their awards. By Craig Tractenberg Increasing globalization of the world economy and expansion of international trade drives franchise brands to seek
Trade Mission Generates Excitement for U.S. Brands Franchise leaders reported that meetings were informative, well presented and fruitful. By Beth Solomon An International Franchise Association co-sponsored U.S. Franchise Trade Mission capped its tour of Vietnam and Indonesia in bustling Jakarta with a press conference drawing
Depending on your own entrepreneurial zeal and strategic expansion goals, it may be an auspicious time to forge relationships with the new economic leaders in the region. By Bachir Mihoubi These are indeed exciting times to explore franchising possibilities in the Middle East. The region
IFA Hosts Tunisia Franchise Forum By Beth Solomon International Franchise Association members answered a call from U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Nov. 15 to join an unprecedented Tunisia Partnerships Forum bringing together investors, entrepreneurs, philanthropists and franchise leaders to spur economic development
Franchising leaders led a high-profile International Franchise Association delegation to Hong Kong Dec. 1-3 for the World SME (Small and Medium-sized Enterprises) Expo, an annual exhibition drawing businesses from across Asia. IFA members including Anytime Fitness, Home Instead Senior Care, Subway and Edwards Global Services—representing
IFA Receives Commerce Department Peace through Commerce Award U.S. Department of Commerce recognizes IFA’s efforts to help franchise companies grow in foreign markets. By Matt Haller The International Franchise Association has received the Peace through Commerce Award from the International Trade Administration and the U.S.