Dawn Newton Appointed to the NASAA Franchise and Business Opportunity Advisory Committee

OAKLAND (June 2, 2022) Franchise and Distribution Law Specialist and IP Co-Chair, Dawn Newton, has been appointed to the Franchise and Business Opportunity Advisory Committee for the North American Securities Administrators Association (“NASAA”).

Dawn has been selected as one of 12 attorneys from across the country to serve on this newly formed Advisory Committee. The Committee will provide advice, assistance, and recommendations to NASAA’s Franchise and Business Opportunity group, which consists of regulators who oversee franchising on behalf of their states throughout the U.S., including deputy attorneys general and state securities counsel.

NASAA provides guidance, recommendation, and oversight to regulators in connection with securities filings and seeks to protect investors from fraud and issue guidelines to help ensure the integrity and efficiency of financial markets.

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