Hard Rock Severs Mexican Franchise Ties After Legal Win

Law360, New York (December 10, 2013, 2:19 PM ET) -- After several years of court battles, Hard Rock International has won an arbitration award in Mexico under the International Chamber of Commerce that has allowed it to terminate a tumultuous relationship with franchisee Operadora DB Mexico S.A. de CV, the company announced late Monday.

Scoring final adjudication to end a master franchise agreement and related contracts due to several defaults on the part of the franchisee, Hard Rock is now pursuing further legal action to enforce the ICC's order and stop Operadora DB — which is...
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