Century 21 Franchisees Dodge Appeal Of Class Cert.

Law360, New York (October 20, 2010, 6:16 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey appeals court has declined to hear an appeal of the certification of a class of Century 21 Real Estate Corp. franchisees in a lawsuit accusing their parent company of breaching a contract by diverting Century 21 advertising funds to competitors.

The New Jersey Appellate Division's rejection of the appeal bid by former Century 21 parent company Cendant Corp. cleared the way for the case to head to trial.

Cendant had asked the appeals court to reconsider an Aug. 17 order signed by New...
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