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"Country cards" of more than 140 countries and national law

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International Conventions

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Detailed country reports on agency distribution and franchising law prepared by highly qualified country experts

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Arbitral Cases

Nearly 100 abstracts of international arbitral awards issued in the field of distribution

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EU Rules

The main EU Rules on commercial agency, distribution, franchising and related matters

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EU Case Law

The main decisions on international distribution issued by the EU Courts

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More than 550 references to articles and books on international distribution

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Model contracts on commercial agency and distributorship

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International arbitration

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IDI, 18 May 2020
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DENMARK: Commercial agent did not breach commercial agency agreement by refusing to sign SOP.

DENMARK, 18 May 2020
The case concerned termination of an agency agreement within the pharmaceutical industry before the Danish Supreme Court.

SPAIN: Comments on the judgement of the High Justice Court of Madrid rendered on 13 December 2018. The concept of “public policy” as a ground to anull arbitral...

SPAIN, 18 May 2020
Over recent years, several High Justice Courts of Spain, especially the one seated in Madrid, have been annulling arbitral awards on the grounds of breach of public policy, pursuant to Article 41.1 f) of the Spanish Arbitration Act.

COLOMBIA: Recent decisions on tax rules.

COLOMBIA, 18 May 2020
In Colombia, in accordance with the current tax regulations, technology transfer agreements, license and royalties, trademarks, patents, technical assistance, technical service, basic engineering agreements, must be filed for registration with the National Tax Administration -DIAN.