Commercial agency: The Court of Appeal of Versailles does not accept to reduce the compensation due to the agent, even in consideration of the brevity of the relationship (G-Tech / AC Agency)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. As a touchstone of the status of commercial agents, Article L. 134-12, paragraph 1 of the French Commercial Code provides: "In the event of termination of relations with the principal, the commercial agent shall be entitled to a compensatory indemnity to compensate for the loss suffered". By this provision, the French legislator has made a choice offered to it by Article 17 of Directive 86/653/EEC of 18 December 1986. That text provides that "Member States shall take the necessary measures to ensure that, after termination of the contract, a commercial agent is entitled to compensation in accordance with paragraph 2 or compensation for damage in accordance

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