Bryan Cave franchise attorneys counsel clients with their international expansion. We have represented franchisors expanding into North America, and also represented franchisors seeking to export their North American franchise system to other points on the globe. We have a team of attorneys located throughout the World to assist in our efforts. Our Kuwait office has served as the primary gateway for numerous franchisors into the Middle East region. Our London office has served as a gateway for franchisors into the United Kingdom and the EU. Our Singapore and Beijing offices can effectively move franchise systems into and out of the Far East.
Through the Firm’s trade consulting affiliate, Bryan Cave International Consulting LLC
(BCIC), the Franchise and Distribution Law Group provides clients with trade intelligence in South East Asia and China. BCIC includes trade specialists who have decades of experience in trade issues in the region, some of whom were involved in bilateral and multilateral trade negotiations during their time within the government.
Bryan Cave’s broad trade advisory capability in South East Asia and China further allows the group to help bring domestic franchise systems to international destinations and effectively assist international franchisors looking to expand into the United States.