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Clause in a commercial agency contract “poach the Company's customers or this even trying” is invalid for infringing the principle of transparency.

The contained in a commercial agency contract, Asked by the entrepreneur as ERAL-ne business condition determination “The Financial Advisor is committed, to refrain for a period of two years after termination of Handelsvertreterver-holds isses, poach the Company's customers or this even trying” is infringement of the principle of transparency in accordance with § 307 Abs. 1 Set 1 i.V.m. Set 2 BGB ineffective.

BGH URTEIL VII ZR 100/15 from 3. December 2015 – Handelsvertretervertrag / non-solicitation
HGB § 90a; BGB § 307 Abs. 1 Bm. Continue reading Clause in a commercial agency contract “poach the Company's customers or this even trying” is invalid for infringing the principle of transparency.

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Sprunghaftung des Handelsvertreteters nichtig, HV kann volle Handelsvertreterprovision nach § 87b HGB verlangen

Eine vertragliche Regelung in einem Handelsvertretervertrag über eine sog. Sprunghaftung, wonach dem Handelsvertreter ein Provisionsanspruch für von ihm vermittelte Zeitschriftenabonnementverträge nur dann zustehen soll, wenn der Kunde das Abonnement während der festgelegten Sprunghaftungsfrist voll bezahlt hat, ist wegen Verstoßes gegen § 87a Abs. 1 Set 3 HGB i.V.m. § 139 BGB nichtig. Der Handelsvertreter kann als Provision den üblichen Satz gemäß § 87b Abs. 1 HGB verlangen.

HGB § 87a Abs. 1 Set 3, § 84 Abs. 1; BGB § 139

BGH URTEIL VII ZR 336/13 from 12. March 2015 – Sprunghaftung des Handelsvertreters Continue reading Sprunghaftung des Handelsvertreteters nichtig, HV kann volle Handelsvertreterprovision nach § 87b HGB verlangen

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An agency, which is forbidden, to work for competing entrepreneurs, No Einfirmenvertreter power contract within the meaning of § 92a Abs. 1 HGB.

A self-employed commercial agents, which is forbidden, to work for competing entrepreneurs, and one other activity at the earliest 21 May take days from receipt of the display and presentation of documents relating to their activities, No Einfirmenvertreter power contract within the meaning of § 92a Abs. 1 Set 1 Old. 1 HGB.

Therefore, the legal process is opened to the ordinary courts for disputes arising from the contractual relationship.

Decision VII ZB 27/12 from 18. July 2013

GVG § 13; ArbGG § 5 Abs. 3 Set 1; HGB § 92a Abs. 1 Set 1 Old. 1 Continue reading An agency, which is forbidden, to work for competing entrepreneurs, No Einfirmenvertreter power contract within the meaning of § 92a Abs. 1 HGB.

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