The Regulation of Franchising in the New Global Economy
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This unique study surveys franchise-specific legislation worldwide as a starting point for a thorough examination and analysis the role of both private and public regulation of the sector in the context of current theoretical approaches to regulating contractual relationships. The book concludes that properly calibrated regulation can minimize inefficient allocations of power and risk and lead to maximum economic and social benefits by promoting the development of small business, enabling the growth of entrepreneurial skills, and facilitating economic well-being and independence among SMEs.
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