Susan Grueneberg was quoted in Franchise Times discussing the Federal Trade Commission launching a new fraud reporting tool. Susan believes the new complaint line specifically for franchises “does signal perhaps a more activist approach. We were all kind of reading the tea leaves last year, when Lina Khan came on, and she mentioned franchising in one line of a letter.” She’s also watching a new ANPR, or advance notice of proposed rule-making, regarding earnings claims, not just in franchising but in a wide variety of industries. “It would be a whole new kind of undertaking, regulation, for the FTC,” she said.
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