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Franchise Denial Not Tortious Interference (access required)

The prospective buyer of a Ford dealership does not have standing to sue a manufacturer-franchiser, who exercised its right of first refusal under the franchise agreement, for tortious interference with contract and business expectancy and violation of a Virginia statute governing dealership sales; the 4th Circuit affirms dismissal of the suit. Kimnach Ford Inc. operated a ...