18 April 2015
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Checking the Copy

It always a challenge to come up with compelling copy and eye catching graphics to portray and communicate the essence of a solid franchise system to potential franchisees through brochures, print ads, websites, store signage, and even radio commercial transcripts, but it is the non-creative aspects that are overlooked that can trip up an organization.

The franchise industry is heavily regulated from top to bottom. Nike Roshe Run Goedkoop Nike Air Huarache Heren An often disregarded detail in the marketing/advertising efforts is that all copy and ads appearing in any of the following nine states have to be submitted for approval prior to use.

  • California
  • Connecticut
  • Maryland
  • Minnesota
  • New York
  • North Dakota
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Washington

(* note – If Franchisor has a registered trademark, Connecticut and South Carolina do not require approval for promotional materials)

Included below is the submission information of the nine mentioned states. Nike Free Run 5.0 Goedkoop Nike Lunarestoa 2 Essential It is important to follow up with the states you have filed with to make sure that the copy has been approved before proceeding with the materials.

If you have any questions related to the filing requirements or anything related to marketing or advertising please contact the Francorp marketing department at 1-800-372-6244.

 

STATE SUBMISSION INFORMATION

STATE

TIME REQUIRED FOR SUBMISSIONS

CONTACT INFORMATION

 

 

 

 

 

California

 

 

 

 

 

Three (3) business days prior to use.

Commissioner of Business Oversight

1 Sansome Street, Suite 600

San Francisco, California 94104

 

Commissioner of Business Oversight

320 West 4th Street, Suite 750

Los Angeles, California 90013

 

San Francisco Branch- (415) 557-3130

Sacramento Branch- (916) 445-2900

San Diego Branch- (916) 525-4042

 

Connecticut

(860) 240-8260

 

No specific time requirement.

State of Connecticut

260 Constitution Plaza

Hartford, Connecticut 06103-1800

 

 

Maryland

(410) 576-7044

 

Seven (7) business days prior to use.

Office of the Attorney General

Securities Division

200 St. Nike Air Max 90 BR Dame Nieuwe Nike Air Max 2015 Heren Paul Place, 20th Floor

Baltimore, Maryland 21202-2020

 

 

Minnesota

(651) 296-4973

 

Five (5) business days prior to use.

Minnesota Department of Commerce

85 7th Place East, Suite 500

St. Air Max Zero Goedkoop Nike Air Max 90 Mid NO SEW Heren Paul, Minnesota 55101

 

 

New York

(212) 416-8236

 

Seven (7) days prior to use; must contain prescribed language and must be submitted with a statement verifying that it is not inconsistent with the filed prospectus.

 

New York State Department of Law

Bureau of Investor Protection & Securities

120 Broadway, 23rd Floor

New York, New York 10271

 

 

North Dakota

(701) 328-2910

 

North Dakota Seven (7) business days prior to use.

 

Office of the Securities Commissioner

State Capitol Building

600 East Boulevard, 5th floor

Bismarck, North Dakota 58505

 

 

Rhode Island

(401) 462-9588

 

Five (5) business days prior to use. Air Max 2015 Heren Goedkoop Nike Air Max 2015 Goedkoop Franchisor must pay an advertising review fee not less than $10.00 (made out to the General Treasurer of Rhode Island) per ad.

 

Department of Business Regulation

Division of Banking & Securities

1511 Pontiac Avenue

Bldg. Air Max 2015 Flyknit Goedkoop Nike Air Max 90 PRM EM Dame 69, First Floor

Cranston, Rhode Island 02920

(Hours 8:30 am – 4:00 pm)

 

 

South Carolina

(803) 734-1728

 

No specific time requirement.

Office of the Secretary of State

1205 Pendleton Street

Edgar Brown Building, Suite 525

Columbia, South Carolina 29201

 

Washington

(360) 902-8762

 

Seven (7) days prior to use.

Department of Financial Institutions

Securities Division

150 Israel Road SW

Tumwater, Washington 98501

 

*Information is subject to change.

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