Deborah S. Coldwell, Iris Gibson, Sally Dahlstrom, Wes Dutton, Taylor Rex Robertson in SMU Annual Texas Survey: Franchise Law

10/08/2020

INTRODUCTION

Texas courts continue to examine franchise issues related to jurisdiction, enforcement of contractual terms and arbitration provisions, bankruptcy, common law and statutory claims, intellectual property, and remedies. Cases during this Survey period address a range of pertinent topics including Texas courts’ willingness to enforce arbitration provisions, flexible standards for courts to grant parties relief from a default judgment, the importance of creating a record for appeal, enforcement of waiver-of-reliance provisions, and many other important developments. This Survey’s selected cases and analyses will provide practitioners with valuable insights into the current state of franchise law in Texas.

Excerpted from the SMU Annual Texas Survey. To read the full article, click here.

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