Agency Agreement Vs Distribution Agreement

When it comes to trade deals, a key consideration is whether existing agency contracts or distribution agreements will be affected by Brexit. Read our guide below. Competition law affects distribution agreements, both under EU and UK law. In the United Kingdom, anti-competitive behaviour affecting UK trade is prohibited by both the Competition Act 1998 and the Enterprise Act 2002. In addition, where anti-competitive behaviour affects trade within or between EU Member States, Articles 81 and 82 of the EC Treaty apply. Distribution contracts are often used in relatively inexpensive sales transactions, such as the sale of software, kitchen equipment or cosmetics. Lawyers for agency contract or distribution contract agency or distributor contract? Under a distribution agreement, the supplier or manufacturer sells products directly to the distributor, who then resells the products to its customers and adds a margin to cover its own costs and profits. There is an agency relationship when a party (the agent) has permission A distribution agreement is particularly useful when a primary owner wants to sell their products in a market or territory where they do not currently operate.. . .