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Category: German Commercial Code

German Commercial law, Company law, Agent law, Business law, Corporate law, Finance law

Commercial law and administrative fines: a case

Today we are talking about an interesting commercial law case discussed at the Frankfurt am Main Higher Regional Court (Order of 18.03.2021 – 6 W 8/18 -).  The case: Offers on Amazon.de  Amazon.de generally uses an algorithm to arbitrarily illustrate products, so that if for instance an unpacked printer cartridges is offered, this could appear…
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Commercial agent compensation

The commercial agent may have the right for a settlement claim at the end of the contractual agreement. This settlement represents the compensation for services provided by the commercial agent, which also have a beneficial effect on the entrepreneur after the contractual relationships has ended. The appropriate compensation therefore related to expected sales to the…
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Commercial agent law in Germany

Characteristics of a commercial agent/sales representative Sections 84 to 92c of the German Commercial Code (HGB-Handelsgesetzbuch) regulate the rights and obligations of the commercial agent and the company represented. According to section 84 HGB, a commercial agent is the person entitled in representing an independent trader, mediating with other entrepreneurs or finalizing businesses on its…
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