Commercial agency: The Grenoble Court of Appeal recognizes the freedom of the parties in setting the agent’s remuneration but excludes any compensation for termination of a relationship for failure to create new customers (Antenor Immobilier Grenoble)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Facts and procedure. Real estate agents very frequently use commercial agents in the organisation of their sales force. This possibility, which has been difficult for some time, is enshrined in Article 4(2) of Act 70-9 of 2 January 1970 as amended by Act 2006-872 of 13 July 2006. The commercial agent then benefits fully from the status of Articles L. 134-1 et seq. of the Commercial Code, including the right to commission (if this is the agreed method of remuneration; C. com., art. L. 134-5 to L. 134-10) and the right to i nd severance pay (Com. C., L. 134-12), both of which are at issue in this case. A commercial agency contract is concluded in December

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