Sales agency: The Court of Justice of the European Union considers the commissions that the agent loses, to include those which would have been received by the agent if the contractual relationship had continued, even if the planned commissions would be one-time lump-sum commissions (QT / O2 Czech Republic)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Facts. In 1998, an agency agreement was concluded between a Czech company and a sales agent of the same nationality. The contract mainly concerned the distribution of telecommunication services and the sale of cell phones, and stipulated a single lump-sum remuneration for all new contracts concluded through the agent with new or existing customers. The relationship was terminated in 2010, following which the agent claimed termination indemnity, as provided for in section 669 of the Czech Commercial Code, which reproduces, virtually word for word, the provisions of article 17, 2, of directive 86/653 of December 18, 1986. Czech law, applicable to the contract,

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