Reviews the main provisions of the Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993 (as amended), highlighting the areas of:
(1) what constitutes a commercial agent;
(2) the statutory rights and duties of the parties;
(3) remunerating agents; and
(4) terminating the agency.
Compares the previous position and predicts how these provisions will be applied to agencies by the courts.
This briefing note is for general information. For advice in applying this general information to your specific circumstances, please contact Stephen Sidkin or any member of the Fox Williams’ agentlaw team (www.agentlaw.co.uk)
Written by Steve Sidkin