Franchisee: No Arbitration Of Termination After Changes, Misrepresentations

Mealey's (September 13, 2017, 9:00 AM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — A franchisor’s misrepresentations coupled with changes to the business model and focus are grounds for termination of the franchise agreement and fall within the agreement’s propriety of termination exception to arbitration, a franchisee tells the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in its Aug. 29 reply brief (Charging Bison, LLC v. Interstate Battery Franchising & Development, Inc., No. 17-10509, 5th Cir.).

(Appellant reply brief available.  Document #98-170926-022B.)

Charging Bison LLC and Interstate Battery Franchising & Development Inc. entered into a franchise agreement for...
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