Distributierecht


Ms. Carmen Verdonck

What is drop-shipping and how does it differ from a market place?
05/03/2021

In recent years, the practice of drop-shipping has intensified by taking advantage of the boom in e-commerce. While this way of business is in principle not illegal per se, some sellers who use it are guilty of misleading or even fraudulent practices.

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New B2B law: insurance sector in the clear?

New B2B law: insurance sector in the clear?
01/03/2021

The Law of 4 April 2019 (the “B2B Law”)(1) introduced new mandatory rules that intend to procure that the key terms of contracts between businesses are fair and not abusive (the “B2B Fair Contract Rules”). Under the rules, unfair terms will be deemed to be null and void and thus unenforceable.

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Unfair B2B terms in franchising contracts

Unfair B2B terms in franchising contracts
03/02/2021

As the B2B law is specifically adopted with a focus on the situation of franchisees who could sometimes be faced with unfair terms and conditions, franchise contracts are therefore in the middle of the debate in respect of this new law.

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The pitfalls of the B2B law for service and distribution contracts

The pitfalls of the B2B law for service and distribution contracts
15/01/2021

As the B2B law applies to all contracts between businesses, it will generally concern contracts for the provision of services and commercial distribution that are common in business life

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Mr. Peter Wytinck

Overzicht van EU-BE juridische ontwikkelingen
29/12/2020

U vindt hieronder een overzicht van recente juridische ontwikkeling op Europees en Belgisch niveau.

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How will the B2B Law affect distribution and services agreements?

How will the B2B Law affect distribution and services agreements?
06/11/2020

With the Law of 4 April 2019 concerning the abuse of economic dependence, unfair clauses and unfair market practices in B2B relations (the “B2B Law”), the Belgian legislator has introduced a prohibition on 'unfair clauses' in agreements between enterprises.

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Mrs. Sandra Lodewijckx
Mr. Marijn De Ruysscher

Het startpunt van de 7 werkdagen-termijn ter beëindiging van een handelsagentuurovereenkomst wegens een uitzonderlijke omstandigheid of een ernstige tekortkoming
02/10/2020

Over het startpunt van de 7 werkdagen-termijn ter beëindiging van een handelsagentuurovereenkomst wegens een uitzonderlijke omstandigheid of een ernstige tekortkoming is er de afgelopen jaren heel wat inkt gevloeid. 

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Les 8 questions à se poser dans le cadre de la nouvelle législation B2B

Les 8 questions à se poser dans le cadre de la nouvelle législation B2B
10/09/2020

Les nouvelles règles sur l’abus de dépendance économique sont entrées en vigueurs ce 22 août 2020. Nous soulèverons ci-dessous les 8 questions que toute société doit désormais se poser pour savoir si elle se trouve en position dominante 

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(Shop Based) Commercial Agent Protected even in the Absence of the Power to Negotiate the Price

(Shop Based) Commercial Agent Protected even in the Absence of the Power to Negotiate the Price
29/07/2020

In Trendsetteuse (C-828/18), the Court of Justice of the EU held that in order to be protected under the Commercial Agency Directive, it is not required that the commercial agent has the power to negotiate the price of a transaction.

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La nouvelle loi B2B et le contrat de franchise

La nouvelle loi B2B et le contrat de franchise
28/01/2020

La loi du 4 avril 2019 modifiant le Code de droit économique a introduit dans ce dernier un certain nombre de nouvelles règles visant d’une part à sanctionner l’abus de dépendance économique d’une entreprise 

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