Del Credere Sales Agency Agreement (Compensation on Termination)
This Del Credere Sales Agency Agreement (Compensation on Termination) is
designed for use in situations whereby a business opts to use a commercial
agent to sell its products. Under this agreement, the agent is appointed as
a Del Credere Agent, meaning that the agent undertakes to guarantee all
sums owing to the principal by customers found by the agent and with whom
the agent has concluded contracts on the principal’s behalf.
is written in compliance with the Commercial Agents (Council Directive)
Regulations 1993 and the GDPR (General Data Protection
This template contains details clearly spelling out the obligations of, and the restrictions on, the agent and
the principal. The agent can, under this agreement, be appointed as either a sole, exclusive or non-exclusive agent. Options allow you to choose whether the principal will be entitled to make direct sales without the
Products to be sold and commission rates and structures should be clearly
defined in the schedules provided. A further optional provision and
counterpart schedule allow for the imposition of sales targets.
This agreement expressly provides for compensation upon the termination of
the agreement (that is, the default position under the Commercial Agents
Regulations 1993). An alternative agreement is available which provides for
an indemnity on termination. For more information on compensation and/or
indemnity, please refer to Regulations 17 and 18 of the Commercial Agents
The term and termination clause can be used to cater for the
conversion of the agency agreement from one of a fixed term to one of
indefinite duration (in the event that the parties simply continue
performing after the expiry of the original agreement). Appropriate
termination notice periods have also been built in.
This template is only suitable for use where both parties are based and operate in the UK, and delivery of products is only in the UK.
Optional phrases / clauses are enclosed in square brackets. These should be
read carefully and selected so as to be compatible with one another. Unused
options should be removed from the document.
This Del Credere Sales Agency Agreement (Compensation on Termination)
contains the following clauses:
1. Definitions and Interpretation
2. Appointment of Agent
3. Agent's Obligations and Method of Sale
4. Intellectual Property
5. Principal’s Obligations
6. Financial Provisions
8. Force Majeure
9. Term and Termination
10. Post-Termination Compensation
11. Exclusion of Compensation
12. Data Protection
13. Data Processing
14. Relationship of the Parties
15. Nature of the Agreement
18. Law and Jurisdiction
and the following Schedules:
3. [Agent’s Sales Targets]
4. Each Party's Privacy Notice
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