105 Minutes

The AAA® has implemented a number of tools to assist parties in more effectively managing their franchise arbitration cases. These enhancements include:

  • Access to the entire AAA panel on appropriate cases 
  • ClauseBuilder® Tool to help you customize your clauses to meet your needs 
  • Tracking of statistical trends in the industry

This presentation is designed to help you take advantage of all the benefits of arbitrating franchise disputes. TOPICS DISCUSSED:  

  • Who drafts the clause? 
  • Choosing arbitrators that meet your needs. 
  • When to file detailed pleadings. 
  • Common discovery issues. 
  • Carve outs for injunctive relief. 
  • Non signatory issues. 
  • Class action and joinder waivers. 
  • Motion practice. 

Who Would Benefit from this Presentation? Franchisor/franchisee advocates, individuals who assist advocates in the preparation and presentation of franchising disputes, and commercial arbitrators will find the information in this program invaluable.

Nicole Liguori Micklich, Urso, Liguori & Micklich, P.C. Westerly, RI
Arthur L Pressman, Boston, MA
Aaron Michael Sapp, Cheng Cohen LLC. Chicago, IL

The AAA does not offer CLE in any jurisdiction for our on-demand programs, but you may be able to use a copy of the certificate available at the conclusion of the course to submit for CLE credit on your own (we recommend that you confirm availability of CLE in your jurisdiction for this type of course).