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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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Country Experts

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CHINA: Comments on the first Chinese Court decision recognizing and enforcing a foreign judgment on a franchise case on the grounds of reciprocity.

CHINA, 15 April 2021
Foreign franchisors have expressed concern about the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in China.

POLAND: Verdict of the Appeal Court (Sąd Apelacyjny) in Gdańsk dated 26.05.2020 r. (V AGa 21/20).

POLAND, 15 April 2021
The prohibition on competitive activity by an agent during the term of an agency agreement derives from the general provision of Article 760 of the Civil Code, which provides for a duty of loyalty.

KUWAIT: Recent Decision of Kuwait Cassation Court on time-barred plea concerning compensation claim.

KUWAIT, 15 March 2021
Kuwait Cassation Court no 3416/2019 Commercial Circuit – Decision issuance date 22/12/2020.