Vol. 66, No. 8 September 2009


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The Year of the Student
A plethora of appellate decisions in the past year addressed school-related issues.  At the United States Supreme Court, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Minnesota appellate courts education was the context for many important decisions.
By Marshall H. Tanick

Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing: “Accidental” Franchises May Have Teeth
Written for traditional franchises, the franchise laws in fact cover a variety of business relationships that you may not think of as franchises. Understanding the broad definition of a franchise and business opportunity under these laws is critical if you are to avoid liability for failing to identify the “accidental franchise.”
By Charles S. Modell

Networking Effectively & Ethically
Building a network of contacts for mutual benefit is key to success as a rainmaker.
By Roy S. Ginsburg





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