According to IFA's annual report on the state of the industry, IHS Economics foresees that the franchise sector will outperform the economy in 2016. "Forecast and analysis indicate that the U.S. gross domestic product should increase 3.1%, while the franchise sector will see a 5.1% gain". Personal services, lodging, business services, quick-service restaurants, retail products and services, and commercial and residential services are predicted to be the six sectors with the most growth. With this in mind this webinar is designed to prepare attorneys to respond to common issues franchising clients face in the industry. Basic fundamentals and introductory concepts will be outlined.