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Cinnabon Inc 2002 - Uniform Franchise Offering Circular/Franchise Disclosure Document

  • ID: 44925
  • January 2010
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What's A UFOC?

If you appear to be a good candidate for the franchise, the franchisor will send you a UFOC, or "Uniform Franchise Offering Circular." This document is required of franchisors by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) so that certain information can be disclosed to a potential franchisee before a contract can be signed or any payment is made.

What Does It Contain?

The UFOC is a valuable document for prospective franchisees and should be read carefully. It contains 23 items of information.

Standard UFOC Items:

1 The Franchisor, It’s Predecessors And Affiliates
2 Business Experience
3 Litigation
4 Bankruptcy
5 Initial Franchise Fee
6 Other Fees
7 Initial Investment
8 Restrictions On Sources Of Products And Services
9 Franchisee’s Obligations
10 Financing
11 Franchisor’s Obligations
12 Territory
13 Trademarks
14 Patents, Copyrights and Proprietary Information
15 Obligation To Participate In The Actual Operation Of
The Franchise Business
16 Restrictions On What The Franchisee May Sell
17 Renewal, Termination, Transfer And Dispute Resolution
18 Public Figures
19 Earnings Claims
20 List Of Outlets
21 Financial Statements
22 Contracts
23 Receipt

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