Getting the Deal Through: Distribution and agency 2019
Getting the Deal Through: Distribution and agency 2019

The following In-House Advisor guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Getting the Deal Through: Distribution and agency 2019
  • Jurisdictions covered
  • Questions
  • Direct distribution
  • Local distributors and commercial agents
  • Regulation of the distribution relationship
  • Governing law and choice of forum

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Jurisdictions covered

The following jurisdictions are covered in this report:

Belgium; Canada; China; Finland; Germany; Greece; India; Japan; Puerto Rico; Turkey; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United States

Questions

The set of questions relating to the topic of Distribution and agency and answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered include:

  1. Direct distribution

  2. May a foreign supplier establish its own entity to import and distribute its products in your jurisdiction?

  3. May a foreign supplier be a partial owner with a local company of the importer of its products?

  4. What types of business entities are best suited for an importer owned by a foreign supplier? How are they formed? What laws govern them?

  5. Does your jurisdiction restrict foreign businesses from operating in the jurisdiction, or limit foreign investment in or ownership of domestic business entities?

  6. May the foreign supplier own an equity interest in the local entity that distributes its products?

  7. What are the tax considerations for foreign suppliers and for the formation of an importer owned by a foreign supplier? What taxes are applicable to foreign businesses and individuals that operate in your jurisdiction or own interests in local businesses?

  8. Local distributors and commercial agents

  9. What distribution structures are available to a supplier?

  10. What laws