Vertriebsrecht Handelsvertreter - You can't always get what you want. From reinstatement to prescription in international commercial agency agreements

Belgian law and reinstatement have always been a difficult marriage. In general, Belgian law does not know the legal construction of ‘reinstatement’: even an unlawful termination will definitely terminate the agreement. One can only claim indemnities, not the reinstatement.

In the following case, a German commercial agent was confronted with the unexpected consequences hereof, when he brought his Belgian principal to court.

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Published In: Civil Procedure Updates, General Business Updates, Conflict of Laws Updates, Franchise Updates, International Trade Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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