Franchise Act Interpretive and Policy Statements

Interpretive and policy statements from the Division of Securities.

DFI Director's Interpretive Statements
See Also: Interpretive Statements from the Director of DFI.

Interpretive and Policy Statements

Number Date Subject
FIS-08 06/08/1995 Financial statement requirements for experienced franchisors seeking exemption from franchise registration
FIS-02 11/12/1991 Restrictions On Transfer Of Franchises
FPS-06 07/28/1991 Franchise Broker
FIS-04 01/01/1991 Arbitration Site
FIS-03 01/01/1991 Termination Of A Franchise
FIS-01 01/01/1991 Subfranchisor Registration Requirements

Repealed Interpretive and Policy Statements

In light of adoption of amendments to the franchise registration rules set forth in chapter 460-80 WAC that address the subject matter of several policy and interpretive statements, the Department of Financial Institutions repealed the following policy and interpretive statements under the Franchise Investment Protection Act, chapter 19.100 RCW:

  • Franchise Act Interpretive Statement No. 05 – Trade Shows and Advertising
  • Franchise Act Interpretive Statement No. 06 – Franchise Advertising on the Internet
  • Franchise Act Policy Statement No. 1 – Franchisor/Franchisee Relationship Disclosure Requirements
  • Franchise Act Policy Statement No. 2 – Requests for Interpretive and No-Action Letters
  • Franchise Act Policy Statement No. 3 – Surety Bonds in Lieu of an Impound
  • Franchise Act Policy Statement No. 5 – Filing Date Determination
  • Franchise Act Policy Statement No. 7 – Franchise Offerings on the Internet

See: Notice of Repeal