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Can a franchisor not renew the contract and take over your…

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Can a franchisor not renew the contract and take over your store without a good cause?

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Not based in the US -

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

No nothing at all - we have fulfilled all legal obligation and exceeded commercial targets consistently

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We have received a notice within one month of expiry and a the franchisor has previously clearly communicated that they will renew the contract?

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What do the terms of the franchise agreement say about its right to terminate and the process involved?

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