Franchise Law Section Resources


Useful Links


ABA Forum on Franchising

American Franchisee Association

FTC: Franchise and Business Opportunity Guidance Documents

FTC: Amended Franchise Rule FAQ's

International Franchise Association

NASAA: Franchise Resources

SBA: Franchise Registration for Franchisors

US Patent and Trademark Office:


California: Department of Corporations - Franchising

Connecticut: Department of Banking – Business Opportunity Registration|

Florida: Division of Consumer Services - Business Opportunities

Hawaii: Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs – Securities Division

Illinois: Franchise Information and Publications

Indiana: Securities Division - Franchise

Maryland: Securities Division

Minnesota: Department of Commerce – Franchise Registration

New York: Investor Protection Bureau – Franchisors & Franchisees

North Dakota: Securities Department – Franchise

Rhode Island: Department of Business Regulation – Division of Banking and Securities Regulation

South Dakota: Securities Division – Franchise and Business Opportunities

Texas: AG Consumer Protection - Business Opportunities

Utah: Utah Division of Consumer Protection – Business Opportunities

Virginia: Division of Securities & Retail Franchising

Washington: Department of Financial Institutions - Franchise Registration and Exemption

Wisconsin: Department of Financial Institutions