commercial and franchise litigation | Law Firm Newswire

Woodbridge, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) September 29, 2011 – In a landmark decision construing the New Jersey Franchise Practices Act (“NJFPA”), a federal judge ruled Wednesday that a franchisee in good standing enjoys an absolute right to renew his franchise agreement at the end of its term. This issue arose when BP Products of North America (“BP”) announced that it would not renew its franchise agreements with a group of New Jersey service station operators when their terms ended. Faced with the loss of their livelihoods, those operators (“Franchisees”) filed suit against BP asserting that New Jersey law, in particular, […]


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