Dissemblance in the Franchise Industry: The Art (and Ethics) of Deception

Nix, Mary Goodrich; Ray, James R.
April 2014
Franchise Law Journal;Spring2014, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p525
Academic Journal
The article discusses the move of the organization American Bar Association to release the Model Rules of Professional Conduct (Model Rules) to guide franchise lawyers in the use of attorney-supervised undercover investigations in the U.S. Discussion of the conditions set in the Model Rules in which franchise lawyers were called upon to supervise and direct undercover operations in franchise is provided. Overview of the ethical guidelines and legal mandates in the rule is also offered.


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