Preemptive Strikes to Minimize Franchise Failures

May 6, 2013
JW Marriott – Washington, DC

Wiggin and Dana attorney, Sharyn Zuch, who heads the firm's Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Creditor's Rights Practice Group, will be speaking at the International Franchise Association's 46th Annual Legal Symposium. Her program titled, Preemptive Strikes to Minimize Franchise Failures, will teach franchisors how to manage the risk of franchisee financial failures through advanced planning and negotiated creditor agreements. In addition, the program will also address

  • Effects and results of bankruptcy cases without creditor agreements in place
  • Negotiation of intercreditor agreements at the inception of the lender relationship
  • When should the franchisor negotiate a remarketing agreement
  • Special terms for credit enhancement and program lending arrangements
  • Waterfall agreements and how to obtain a consensus to liquidate


Sharyn will repeat this presentation on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 from 1:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Please click here for more information.