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

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International Conventions

The main conventions and model laws with the relevant status of ratification

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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 News

From members and country experts all around the world

EU: IDI met with the EU Commission in view of the revision of VBER 330/2010.

EU, 17 February 2020
The International Distribution Institute (IDI) had a meeting at the European Commission with the team in charge of the revision of the VBER 330/2010.

MEXICO: Franchising and Data Protection.

MEXICO, 17 February 2020
In Mexico, the franchise agreement will be governed, and subject to the terms agreed, by the parties, as well as by the provisions set out in the Industrial Property Law (“IPL”) and its implementing Regulation and, for aspects not regulated in the IPL, the general rules of the Federal Civil Code and the Commercial Code will apply. Additionally, depending on the franchise, other laws may also...

SPAIN: Goodwill indemnity shall include all the remuneration of the agent.

SPAIN, 17 February 2020
The Supreme Court (Judgement 506/2019 of October 1 rec. 3226/2016 EDJ 2019/700965) confirms that Goodwill Indemnity in an Agency agreement shall consider all the retributive elements of the relationship included in all connected agreements.

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