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COLOMBIA: The effects of the Covid19 Pandemic on distribution and commercial agency contracts in Colombia.

COLOMBIA, 15 June 2020
Civil and commercial contracts are ruled by the principle of pacta sunt servanda contained in article 1602 of the Civil Code, pursuant to which the contract is binding to the parties, and consequently, the obligations contained therein must be complied with in the way that they were agreed upon, provided that the circumstances surrounding the contract have not changed (rebus sic stantibus).

Online platforms in the EU: New rules and impact on manufacturers and franchisors.

EU, 15 June 2020
The rise of online platforms is one of the fundamental economic and social developments of recent years.

SPAIN: Non-exclusive verbal distribution contract: Unilateral resolution without notice or goodwill indemnity. Repurchase of stocks.

SPAIN, 15 June 2020
The Court of Appeal of Madrid has issued a judgment on November 28, 2019 (No. 575/2019, rec. 566/2019) on a distribution contract that rejects the compensation for lack of notice, goodwill compensation (clientele) but it condemns to the repurchase of stocks by the manufacturer.

POLAND: Truck dealers in Poland are investigated by the Polish Office of Competition and Consumer Protection.

POLAND, 15 June 2020
The President of the Polish Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) has initiated the proceedings against three truck dealers of the known brand DAF.