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Franchise Registration


Massachusetts does not have franchise or business opportunity laws. However, a franchisor must still comply with the federal regulations established under the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) Franchise Rule when offering and selling franchises in the state of Massachusetts. 

Massachusetts Franchise Law

Massachusetts is a non-registration state, which does not require any type of franchise filing or registration for a franchisor to offer or sell franchises in Massachusetts.

A franchisor must have a current FTC compliant FDD to offer or sell franchises in Massachusetts and comply with the Franchise Rule disclosure timing provisions.

Massachusetts Franchise Relationship and Termination Laws

There are no franchise laws that specifically govern the franchise relationship or termination of a franchise in Massachusetts.

Want to learn more about our franchise services and franchising in Massachusetts?  Contact Us or call (757)-263-4596 to schedule a consultation. You can also visit our interactive map to learn more about other state franchise laws.

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