In the fifth issue of Ekonom Weekly, JUDr. Ctibor made a statement on the issue of liability for an employee-franchisee. The article deals with a decision made by an American government institution for the protection of employees concerning the direct liability of a franchisor for an employee-franchisee, despite the fact that there is no direct contractual relationship between them. The model, which seems to be inconceivable in terms of Czech law, could be enforced due to the strong influence of US trends on European franchising regulation and this could ultimately result in a change of the entire existing concept of the franchising business.
The whole article is available here.