May 14 - 27, 2020

Webinar Series - Franchisor Best Practices

Overview

Faegre Drinker partners Kerry Bundy, Heather Carson Perkins and Brian Schnell head a rotating cast of national legal and franchise thought leaders who will convene via webinar and provide a hard-hitting assessment of how COVID-19 is affecting the franchise industry—and what you can do to confront the challenges it presents. We will host these virtual sessions to provide critical information specific to the franchise industry about the rapidly changing business and public health environment.

Monday, March 23, 2020 - Session 1  (Available On Demand)

General Update - Brian Schnell, Faegre Drinker
Federal Legislative Update - Sarah-Lloyd Stevenson & Frank Swain, Faegre Drinker
State Executive Orders - Cheryl Orr, Faegre Drinker
Employment - Stacey Smiricky, Faegre Drinker
Real Estate - Gretchen Miller Busch, Faegre Drinker
Business Interruption Insurance - Heather Perkins, Faegre Drinker
Franchise - Lucie Guyot, Nick Rotchadl & Brian Schnell, Faegre Drinker

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - Session 2 (Available On Demand)

General Update - Brian Schnell, Faegre Drinker
Federal Legislative Update- Sarah-Lloyd Stevenson & Frank Swain, Faegre Drinker
*Impact of COVID -19 on Franchising - Darrell Johnson, FRANdata
Employment - Cheryl Orr, Faegre Drinker
*Communication During COVID- 19 - Lorne Fisher, Fish Consulting
Best Practices for Franchisors - Lorne Fisher, Fish Consulting; Darrell Johnson, FRANdata; Brian Schnell, Faegre Drinker
Best Practices for Response Plan - Kerry Bundy, Lauren Linderman & Heather Perkins, Faegre Drinker


Monday, March 30, 2020 - Session Three (Available On Demand)

General Update - Brian Schnell, Faegre Drinker 
Federal Legislative Update - Kelley Smith & Frank Swain, Faegre Drinker
Employment - Stacey Smiricky, Faegre Drinker 
*Taking Stock, Taking Action - Steve LeFever, Profit Mastery 
*Insurance Implications & Best Practices - Doug Imholte, March & McLennan Agency 
Best Practices for Response Plan - Heather Perkins, Lauren Linderman & Brian Schell, Faegre Drinker

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - Session Four (Available On Demand)

General Update - Brian Schnell, Faegre Drinker 
*Resources for Franchisees – Tam Kennedy, Multi-Unit Taco John’s Franchisee & IFA Board Member
Employment - Stacey Smiricky, Faegre Drinker 
Federal Legislative Update - Kelley Smith & Frank Swain, Faegre Drinker
*Supporting Franchisees Through Difficult Times - Scott Greenberg, NEXT-LEVEL Franchise Speaker 

 

Monday, April 6, 2020 - Session Five (Available On Demand)

General Update - Brian Schnell, Faegre Drinker 
Federal Legislative Update - Kelley Smith & Frank Swain, Faegre Drinker
Bankruptcy Issues COVID-19 and CARES - C.J. Harayda & Kyle Hosmer, Faegre Drinker
Employment - Cheryl Orr, Faegre Drinker
Insights - Kerry Bundy & Heather Perkins, Faegre Drinker  
*How to Effectively Lead with Poise and Optimism During Adversity - Alan Stein, Jr, Coach and Author 

 

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - Session Six (Available On Demand)

General Update - Brian Schnell, Faegre Drinker
FASB ASC 606 Update - Jay Duke, BDO
Federal Legislative Update - Kelley Smith & Frank Swain, Faegre Drinker
Real Estate - Gretchen Miller Busch, Faegre Drinker
*Executing in Uncertainty and Complexity - Chris McChesney, Wall Street Journal Best Seller 

 

Monday, April 13, 2020 - Session Seven (Available On Demand)

General Update - Brian Schnell, Faegre Drinker
Franchise Leadership - Brian Schnell, Faegre Drinker 
Federal Legislative Update - Kelley Smith, Faegre Drinker
Insights - Nick Rotchadl & Heather Perkins, Faegre Drinker
*Are You Ready For The Relaunch? - Troy Hazard, a National Thought Strategist
 
Thursday, April 23, 2020 - Session Eight (Available On Demand)

General Update - Brian Schnell, Faegre Drinker
Franchise Leadership - Brian Schnell, Faegre Drinker & Steve Hockett, Great Clips
Federal Legislative Update - Kelley Smith, Faegre Drinker
Franchise and Employment Best Practices for Reopening/
Relaunch – Lauren Linderman, Cheryl Orr, Nick Rotchadl, & Stacey Smiricky, Faegre Drinker

Thursday, May 7, 2020 - Session Nine (Available On Demand)

General Update - Brian Schnell, Faegre Drinker
Franchise Leadership - Brian Schnell, Faegre Drinker & Rob Weddle, Authority Brands 
Employment - Cheryl Orr, Faegre Drinker 
Relaunch – Nick Rotchadl, Faegre Drinker

Time:

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. PT 
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. MT
3:00 – 4:00 p.m. CT
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. ET

Have a scheduling conflict? Register for the live event, and we'll send you the on-demand recording shortly after the broadcast date.

Questions? If you have questions about this event, please contact kelley.mann@faegredrinker.com or call +1 317 237 1161.
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