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

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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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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.