The FA v Cellino – Behind the headlines – Sports Law Bulletin from Blackstone Chambers

‘Almost a year since the case was heard before an FA Regulatory Commission, the final decision in the case of The FA v Massimo Cellino has been published.’

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Sports Law Bulletin from Blackstone Chambers, 6th November 2017

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Software can be considered as ‘goods’ for the purpose of commercial agent regulations, says High Court – OUT-LAW.com

Posted July 18th, 2016 in commercial agents, computer programs, contracts, EC law, news by sally

‘Software suppliers can be forced to pay damages to self-employed intermediaries they contract with to promote their products under UK commercial agents regulations, according to a recent High Court ruling.’

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OUT-LAW.com, 15th July 2016

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Commercial agency: where the principal cannot have his cake and eat it too – Technology Law Update

Posted November 19th, 2015 in agency, commercial agents, compensation, contracts, indemnities, news by tracey

‘On termination of a commercial agency agreement the agent is normally entitled to either an indemnity or compensation. This is a lump sum payment to reward the agent for the goodwill it has developed for the principal. They can agree by contract which option they prefer. But in the absence of agreement, the agent is entitled to compensation.’

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Technology Law Update, 16th November 2015

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High Court: Commercial Agents Regulations could not override contractual choice of law – OUT-LAW.com

‘Mandatory rules governing the relationship between commercial agents and their principals in respect of the agent’s UK activities cannot override a valid jurisdiction and choice of law clause, the High Court has ruled.’

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OUT-LAW.com, 10th September 2014

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Sentencing in Serious and Complex Frauds – Dyers Chambers

Posted July 31st, 2013 in banking, commercial agents, conspiracy, criminal justice, fraud, news, sentencing by sally

“Giles Bedloe, who acted as junior counsel in SFO v Williams reviews the recent statements of the Court of Appeal in Attorney General’s Reference Nos. 7 & 8 of 2012 and R v Levene [2013] EWCA 709.”

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Dyers Chambers, 11th July 2013

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Rossetti Marketing Ltd v Diamond Sofa Co Ltd – WLR Daily

Posted October 10th, 2011 in commercial agents, compensation, EC law, law reports by sally

Rossetti Marketing Ltd v Diamond Sofa Co Ltd [2011] EWHC 2482 (QB); [2011] WLR (D) 287

“Whether a party was a commercial agent within the meaning of Council Directive 86/653/EEC of 18 December 1986 on the coordination of the laws of the member states relating to self-employed commercial agents or the Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993 was to be determined by reference to the terms and context of the agreement at the date it was concluded. The non-derogable obligations of a commercial agent under article 3(1) of the Directive and regulation 3(1) of the 1993 Regulations, to look after the interests of the principal and to act dutifully and in good faith, were not to be imported into the definition of ‘commercial agent’ so that an agent acting for multiple principles did not fall within it.”

WLR Daily, 3rd October 2011

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Chevassus-Marche (Heirs of) v Groupe Danone and others – WLR Daily

Posted January 22nd, 2008 in commercial agents, EC law, law reports by sally

Chevassus-Marche (Heirs of) v Groupe Danone and others (Case C-19/07); WLR (D) 5

“On the proper interpretation of art 7(2) (first indent) of Council Directive 86/653 on self-employed commercial agents, a commercial agent entrusted with a specific geographical area did not have the right to a commission for transactions concluded by customers belonging to that area without any action, direct or indirect, on the part of the principal.”

WLR Daily, 21st January 2008

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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Chevassus-Marche (Heirs of) v Groupe Danone and others – WLR Daily

Posted January 21st, 2008 in commercial agents, EC law, law reports by sally

Chevassus-Marche (Heirs of) v Groupe Danone and others (Case C-19/07) [2008] WLR (D) 2

“On the proper interpretation of art 7(2) (first indent) of Directive 86/653 on self-employed commercial agents, a commercial agent entrusted with a specific geographical area did not have the right to a commission for transactions concluded by customers belonging to that area without any action, direct or indirect, on the part of the principal.
The First Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Communities so ruled on a reference for a preliminary ruling by the Cour de cassation, France.”

WLR Daily, 18th January 2008

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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