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31st Annual Joint IFA/IBA Franchise Conference

Nobles partner Volodymyr Yakubovskyy spoke at the 31st Annual International Bar Association / International Franchise Association Joint Conference in Chicago on May 6. This year Ukraine was in the spotlight alongside with such countries as Brazil, Australia, Canada, U.A.E. Volodymyr talked about the recent important developments in franchising regulation in Ukraine and present relevant experience of international franchisors. He also touched upon general political and economic situation and investment climate in Ukraine.

Read the abbreviated paper for Ukraine here.


Each year, IFA partners with the International Bar Association’s Franchising Committee to develop a program relevant to the international franchise law professionals. Experienced legal counsel share invaluable information regarding the latest developments in international law. During plenary sessions and roundtable discussions IFA will provide the tools you need to know to travel safely through international waters.

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