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The Importance of Including an Item 19 in your Franchise Disclosure Document

Posted in Franchise, Podcast

In this installment of the Franchise Law Podcast series, Adam Siegelheim, Shareholder in Stark & Stark’s Franchise Group, interviews Steve Beagelman, President of SMB Franchise Advisors. Mr. Siegelheim and Mr. Beeagelman discuss an important component of Franchise Disclosure Documents (FDD), item 19. An item 19 provides prospective franchisees with information relating to the financial performance of the brand and what they can expect in the way of sales, revenues and cost structures.

Stark & Stark Shareholder Presents Seminar Discussing Rules and Regulations for Community Associations

Posted in Community Associations, Podcast

On October 22, 2011, I was a panelist at the New Jersey Chapter of Community Associations Institute Annual Exposition. The seminar focused on Rules and Regulations for community associations. Particularly, the seminar focused how best to reconcile rules and regulations in light of New Jersey and Federal statutes that may be in opposition to the association-implemented rule.

Using Social Media to Grow Your Brand

Posted in Franchise, Podcast

Adam J. Siegleheim, member of Stark & Stark’s Franchise Group, attended the 2011 International Franchise Expo’s Annual Convention February 13-16, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. In this podcast, Mr. Siegelheim meets with Thomas Scott of Brand Journalists. Mr. Siegelheim and Mr. Scott discuss how to use social media outlets in order to strategically grow your brand and drive qualified traffic to your franchise.

How to Use Social Media to Enhance Your Franchise

Posted in Franchise, Podcast

Adam J. Siegleheim, member of Stark & Stark’sFranchise Group, attended the 2011 International Franchise Expo’s Annual Convention February 13-16, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. In this podcast, Mr. Siegelheim meets with Paul Segretto of Franchise Essentials. Mr. Siegelheim and Mr. Segretto discuss social media and how franchisors can utilize social networking applications, such as Facebook, to enhance their brand.

The Psychology of the Successful Franchisee

Posted in Franchise, Podcast

Adam J. Siegleheim, member of Stark & Stark’s Franchise Group, attended the 2011 International Franchise Expo’s Annual Convention February 13-16, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. During the convention, Mr. Siegelheim interviewed Ricardo Roman, V.P. of Strategic Alliance for Caliper. Mr. Siegelheim and Mr. Roman discuss a presentation Mr. Roman recently gave entitled, “The Psychology of the Successful Franchisee.” Mr. Siegelheim and Mr. Roman also discuss the value of franchisors utilizing assessment tools when meeting with potential franchisees.

Live Interview from the 2010 International Franchise Association Convention

Posted in Franchise, Podcast

This installment of the New Jersey Legal Update podcast is an interview, live from the 2010 International Franchise Expo in Washington DC, with Adam J. Siegelheim, member of Stark & Stark’s Franchise group, and Fred Kriss, Founder of FranchiseRight. Mr. Siegelheim and Mr. Kriss discuss a new incubator program developed by FranchiseRight which assists business owners in deciding if they should franchise their business and how business owners can raise the capital needed for franchising.

Stark & Stark Shareholder Interviewed on Ask the Experts

Posted in News & Events, Podcast, Real Estate

Gary S. Forshner, Shareholder in Stark & Stark’s Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use Group was a featured panelist on WMTR’s Ask the Experts radio show, hosted by Jesse Frees, as they discuss the 2010 New Jersey Builders Association’s Atlantic Builders Convention. Mr. Forshner was joined by Eileen Monesson, Atlantic Builders Convention Committee Chair; and John Hooper, a South Jersey builder and Chairman of the New Jersey Builder’s Association’s Green Building Committee.