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2015 IDI Annual Conference

Porto (Portugal) 19 to 20 Jun 2015

Negotiating the termination of agency, distribution and franchising contracts.
Drafting clauses for a smooth transition.

IDI held the 2015 IDI Annual Conference in Porto (Portugal) on 19-20 June 2015.
You can find below the full program and the materials discussed


Materials

Pros and cons of a negotiated termination
F. Bortolotti
Providing contractual means which aim at facilitating a smooth transition
J. Vogel
Characteristics and essential contents of a termination agreement
E. Erdem
Termination agreements with commericial agents and distributors
S. Bortolotti
Strategies for terminating distributorship agreements without losing control over the sales network
M. Ackad
Strategies for terminating distributorship agreements without losing control over the sales network
S. Rovej
Strategies for terminating distributorship agreements without losing control over the sales network
D. Ferrier
Negotiating the termination of franchising contracts
R. Belda
Managing the termination of franchise agreement
Panel
Choice of court agreements and concurrent proceedings: the exclusive jurisdiction of the designated court
F. Bortolotti
The actual application of the new rule: choice of forum agreements in general conditions of sale
JP. Vulliety
The actual application of the new rule: choice of forum agreements in general conditions of sale
JP. Vulliety
The actual application of the new rule: choice of forum agreements in general conditions of sale
JP. Vulliety
Updating EU litigation strategies under the new regulation 1215/2012
Panel
The various approaches to indemnification: goodwill indemnity, compensation of damages, period of notice
F. Fournier
The calculation of the goodwill indemnity under the "German" system
R. Emde
The recent trend of Dutch Courts to apply the "German" system of calculation
J. van Till
The new Italian Accordo Economico Collettivo of 2014
M. Giorcelli
The English application of the French compensation: a different way to calculate
E. Miller
Is it possible to anticipate the indemnity/compensation to the agent, during the contractual relationship?
Panel
Disclosure rules in franchising: the Unidroit Model Franchise Disclosure Law
D. Ferrier
The breach of disclosure rules in the light of modern compliance franchising laws: an overview
M. Hero
Effects of the breach of disclosure rules on the franchising contracts and possible modifications of the contracts imposed by Courts
Panel
Failure to comply with disclosure rules in the U.S.A.
J. Brimer
Which damages can be claimed by franchisee in case of non-observance of the rules on disclosure?
Panel