We have extensive experience in providing advice on all types of commercial agency arrangements across the MENA region including franchise, distribution, reseller, agency and commission arrangements and on the impact of local laws on such arrangements.

We have strong relationships with the various regulatory authorities in the region which oversees commercial agencies and this allows us to stay abreast of new developments and practices in the commercial agency sector in order to ensure that our advice is current and takes account of both statutory and practice related issues.

Services at a glance

  • Drafting, negotiating and advising on all types of commercial agency arrangements
  • Advising on the impact and operation of commercial agencies law
  • Advising on the impact of local laws on agreements governed by foreign law and jurisdiction/arbitration clauses
  • The criteria required for agreements to qualify for registration and the registration process under local laws
  • The implications of registration for both the agent and the principal

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