Agency contracts can have many advantages for the client, especially if this client is a small contractor. Few people have all the special skills needed to run a business, so asking a professional to act on your behalf as an agent saves you time and helps you manage your affairs more efficiently. The use of an advertising agency is an example or outsourcing of staff functions. If the purpose of the creation of the Agency is to transfer the property, it is necessary to be registered, An agency or agency contract ends automatically if the client or agent becomes an unhealthy spirit. If the principle goes crazy, the agent cannot act for an unhealthy-minded individual. On 27 October 2020, the Autorité de la concurrence adopted Decision No 20-D-15, according to which it rejects as insufficiently justified the dismissal of the travel agency Travel Planet France specialising in business travel and authorised by IATA, which insufficiently justified its implementation by (…) Section 182 of the Contract Act, 1872, defines the concept of agent and principal as: “An agent is a person responsible for doing an act for another or representing another in his relations with third parties. The person for whom such an act is performed or who is so represented shall be known as the contracting entity. The rights of an agent are the duties of the contracting authority and the obligations of an agent are those of the contracting authority. No consideration is required for the establishment of an agency or agency contract. Within the European Union, there is legislation to offer agents some protection, in particular the right to compensation in certain circumstances when an agency is dismissed. The same is true in other parts of the world, and in some countries it is necessary for a foreign manufacturer to designate as a representative an individual or company that is a national of the country in which the Agency will operate. An agreement shall be concluded between the contracting authority and the authorised representative. Agency contracts can occur if you ask a seller, accountant, lawyer or other third party to do business on your behalf.
Discussions on agency contracts have long focused on the distinction between “real” and “non-real” agents and who bears the risks between the client and the agent. Given that the literature on this distinction is abundant, the current article will focus on providing an overview of the most recent cases in which contracting entities and/or agents have been held liable for anti-competitive conduct under Article 101(1) or Article 102 TFEU, in particular where the agreement has facilitated collusion or price controls. . . .