By Deborah S. ColdwellIris Gibson, WIlliam D. White, and Laura Warrick

Although this Survey period did not see significant developments in Texas state or federal franchise and business-opportunity case law, Texas did make some noteworthy changes to many of its dealership statutes, which are discussed in sections III and VI infra. In addition, several United States Supreme Court cases and Texas cases demonstrate how jurisdictional rulings continue to impact the manner in which franchise and distribution companies will do business in Texas and elsewhere.

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Recommended Citation
Deborah S. Coldwell, et al., Franchise Law, 65 SMU L. Rev. 471 (2012)