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Monthly Archives: March 2016

Don’t be unfair!

The Competition and Markets Authority (The CMA) has published a series of new short form “at a glance” guides to help businesses understand what terms are likely to be considered “fair” and “unfair” when used in a consumer contract. These guides add to the various items of guidance that the CMA published in October 2015 […]

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Compensation and indemnity payments for commercial agents after termination of a commercial agency agreement

The Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993 (SI 1993/3053) apply to all commercial agents and give commercial agents certain rights on termination. A commercial agent is defined in the Regulations, subject to limited exceptions, as a self employed intermediary who has continuing authority to sell or purchase goods on behalf of another person (the principal), […]

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