Revision of EU VBER: IDI's position on the draft

EU, 16 September 2021
The International Distribution Institute (IDI) submitted its contribution in the framework of the public consultation launched by the EU Commission on the draft revised VBER and Vertical Guidelines.

FRANCE: Comments on the ruling issued by the Paris Commercial Court against SUBWAY cancelling clauses of the franchise agreement on the ground of significant...

FRANCE, 16 September 2021
The case law encompasses all the ingredients of a reflection that the Franchisors and their Counsels usually have when drafting a Franchise contract.

GERMANY: Distributorship contracts according to German law.

GERMANY, 16 September 2021
No claim of the distributor for information from principal on the contribution margins realised.

INDIA: Amendments in Indian Arbitration Law.

INDIA, 16 September 2021
The (Indian) Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act, 2021 ("Amendment Act"), passed in March 2021 has amended the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 ("Act") which governs the law relating to arbitration and conciliation in India.

Revision of EU VBER (Regulation 330/2010)

EU, 29 July 2021
On July 9, 2021, the EU Commission published the draft revised VBER and Vertical Guidelines and launched a public consultation.

ARGENTINA: Important decision of Chamber X of the Labor Court of Appeals.

ARGENTINA, 15 July 2021
On May 7, 2021 Chamber X of the Labor Court of Appeals in Buenos Aires decided that a franchisor is not liable for the labor debts of franchisees as provided under Section 1520 of the new Commercial and Civil Code that came into effect as from August 1, 2016.

FRANCE: French Court decisions slowly aligns with the EUCJ EU Trendsetteuse case.

FRANCE, 15 July 2021
Since the early 2000s, French courts considered that the intermediary cannot benefit from the commercial status and regime, unless he has large power of negotiations over the sales conditions and the prices. This lead numerous commercial agents to loose their right to termination indemnity.

AUSTRALIA: Changes to Australian franchising laws.

AUSTRALIA, 15 July 2021
On 1 July 2021 a raft of changes to Australia's Competition and Consumer (Industry Codes—Franchising) Regulation 2014 ( Code ), the mandatory industry code that governs franchising arrangements in Australia, took effect.

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IDI, 15 April 2021
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