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Payment of Compensation under Commercial Agents' Regulations - International Law Office

International Law Office

Company & Commercial - United Kingdom

Payment of Compensation under Commercial Agents' Regulations

September 15 2003

According to the Court of Appeal decision in Light v Ty Europe Ltd (2003), commercial sub-agents appointed by the principal's main agent, but who fail to have a direct legal, contractual or quasi-contractual relationship with the principal, cannot benefit from the compensation provisions in Regulation 8 of the Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993.

For further information on this topic please contact Nina Cummins or Andrew Hoad at Nabarro Nathanson by telephone (+44 20 7524 6000) or by fax (+44 20 7524 6524) or by email (n.cummins@nabarro.com or a.hoad@nabarro.com).

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