International Agency, Distribution and Licensing Agreements, 6th Edition


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International Agency, Distribution and Licensing Agreements

Nov 2011

This popular work offers practical guidance on the negotiation and drafting of international agency, distribution and manufacturing agreements. It provides expertly drafted precedents, supported by general and clause-by-clause commentary on the legal and commercial aspects of their drafting and application.


  • New chapter covering agency and distribution law in China
  • Extensive coverage of recent changes in case law and legislation
  • Coverage of the new EU Block Exemptions on Vertical Restraints
  • Incorporating changes made by the Lisbon Treaty
  • Revising the text where appropriate to reflect the new EU framework on vertical restraints (Regulation 330/2010/EU and accompanying redrafted Commission Guidelines), [including a new section on internet distribution if RC agrees]
  • Incorporating major changes to the framework for motor vehicle and spare parts distribution as a result of the implementation of Regulation 461/2010/EU
  • Revising the text to incorporate developments in bribery law, with specific reference to the Bribery Act 2010
  • Updating the text where appropriate to reflect changes on governing law issues made by the EU’s Rome I and Rome II Regulations
  • Inclusion of new case law where appropriate on issues raised by the proposed drafting


Jurisdiction: Commercial Law