Distribution & agency

Distribution and agency are commonly used for the marketing and sales of products and services and require specific contracting. Therefore it is important that those relationships are documented and formalized in written agreements. This requires both commercial and specialized legal knowledge. We assist our clients both with national and international distribution and agency matters, setting up or terminating distribution networks and agency relationships and all related agreements. We also assist our clients with court proceedings about distribution and agency. In case of cross border matters, you can rely on our worldwide network of specialized lawyers.

Tessa de Mönnink

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Silvie Wertwijn

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Annelies van Zoest

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Linda Eijpe

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Micheline Don

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News

Tightening of statutory payment terms from 60 to 30 days as of 1 July 2022

On 1 July 2017, the Act to amend Book 6 of the Dutch Civil Code in connection with combating unreasonably long payment terms entered into force. This was a private member’s bill regulating that large companies cannot agree on a payment term of more than 60 days in their commercial relationship with SMEs in situations where the large company acts as debtor and the SME acts as creditor

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