This article was previously published in the March 2014 IPBA Journal.
This article deals with the rights of a commercial agent on termination of his or her agency under English law and considers the following issues: the definition of a commercial agent under English law; and the four rights of an agent on termination. These rights are: entitlement to unpaid commission; entitlement to minimum notice; entitlement to pipeline commission; and entitlement to either an indemnity or compensation.
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