Korea’s Franchise Law imposes an obligation to report to the Fair Trade Commission of Korea, yearly, specific information relating to your franchise business worldwide. A franchisor’s disclosure document may be de-registered or a fine may be imposed if this Yearly Franchise Report is not accepted by the Korean Fair Trade Commission within 120 days of the closing of the year.
The Yearly Franchise Report, in Korea, is intended to notify franchisees and prospective franchisees of changes in the operations of the franchisor. Don’t forget – file the update yearly.
Other articles on Franchise Law that may be of interest:
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