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Commercial Agency & Competition (Update) (Updated content – e-learning course) – AA13

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In this session, we will:

• study the key legal and commercial considerations of a specific type of commercial contracts i.e. commercial agencies, distribution and franchise arrangements; and

• consider the provisions of the UAE Competition Law and related legislation, including its impact on commercial agency and other commercial relationships.

The session will include the following:

Part I: an overview of the legal framework of commercial agencies, distribution and franchise arrangements under the Commercial Agencies Law, the Commercial Transaction Code and the Civil Code.

Part II: common provisions contained in commercial agency, distribution and franchise agreements, against the requirements of UAE legislation and jurisprudence (including non-compete provisions, interest, jurisdiction, governing law, confidentiality and termination).

Part III: the scope and application of the new UAE Competition Law, its implementing regulations and other related laws, including acts likely to be prohibited under the Competition Law and notification requirements.