ALERTS: DISTRIBUTION - COMMERCIAL AGENCY – AGENCY AGREEMENTS – TRUSTEE

Agency agreement: The Angers Court of Appeal requalifies a partnership agreement in commercial agency agreement with a non-restrictive approach of the commercial agent’s status (PHD Consulting & Partners / Lumiscaphe)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The qualification of a contract as a commercial agency, the key to access to the protective status resulting from the 1991 law, is the subject of our attention this month. In this case, a supplier and a sales intermediary had concluded two contracts on the same day. The first, a commercial agency contract, provided that the intermediary would represent the vendor for the negotiation and marketing of his products on French territory. The second, a "partnership contract", provided for the search and canvassing, through the intermediary, of distributors in order to enable the distribution

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  • Jean-Michel Vertut - Avocat (Montpellier)

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Jean-Michel Vertut, Agency agreement: The Angers Court of Appeal requalifies a partnership agreement in commercial agency agreement with a non-restrictive approach of the commercial agent’s status (PHD Consulting & Partners / Lumiscaphe), 5 March 2019, Concurrences N° 2-2019, Art. N° 90773, www.concurrences.com

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