We are under government supervision. As franchisees, we must comply with various federal and state franchise laws and regulations. 14 states, the Federal Trade Commission and 6 Canadian provincesSales franchise registration and/or disclosure requirements for franchisees. In addition, some countries have formulated regulations to regulate the substantive aspects of franchisees --Termination, non-renewal, transfer, discrimination between franchisees and competition with franchisees.
These types of resistors have high stability and can also withstand high power, but are usually larger in size compared to other types of resistors. Ceramic metals: These types of resistors are made by firing certain metals mixed with ceramics on a ceramic base plate. The ratio of the mixture in the mixed ceramic and metal determines the value of the resistance.
We are also required to comply with the disclosure requirements of the United States. S. The revised 1934 Securities Trading Act deals with the use of conflict minerals in our products. Therefore, in order to comply with this rule, we have and are expected to continue to incur additional costs. While we used to do business in the ideal market without any substantial restrictions, we cannot guarantee that there will be no major obstacles in the future as we expand our product supply and introduce more trademarks to the new market. Item1A.