Franchise & Distribution Law

The Revenue Recognition Roller Coaster: Get Ready for the Ride

Lots of unexpected twists and turns await franchisors in this new ruling that is far from straightforward.

RollercoasterYou might think that you know all about the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s new Revenue Recognition Standard that will take effect in 2018 for public companies, and 2019 for private companies. Continue reading

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Franchise & Distribution Law

Watch Your Step in Crossing the US Border

us and canada flagsAccording to the Government of Canada, “Canada and the United States enjoy the longest, deepest, most peaceful, and mutually beneficial relationship between any two countries in the world. No two nations depend more on each other for their mutual prosperity and security than the US and Canada.”[1] In 2016, bi-lateral trade between Canada and the U.S. exceeded CAD$841 billion. Continue reading

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Cybersecurity | US & Canada

Cybersecurity & Privacy Consulting Services

cybersecurity[1]Cyberattacks, privacy/data breaches, spamming, and phishing are serious concerns for every business. Privacy regulation, requirements and penalties are becoming increasingly complex and onerous. Through its affiliated team of technical professionals, Dickinson Wright offers sophisticated cybersecurity & compliance consulting services to businesses that are deliberate about protecting their information systems and meeting privacy compliance standards such as ISO 27001, HIPAA, and PCI. Continue reading

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