By a contract of commercial agency the agent shall assume the obligation to take permanent care that third persons enter into contracts with his principal, and to mediate in that respect between them and the principal, as well as to enter into contracts, after obtaining authorisation, with third persons on behalf and for the account of the principal, while the principal shall assume the obligation to pay to him, for each contract concluded, an agreed fee (brokerage).
A principal may have several agents in the same area for the same kind of business. One agent shall not, without his principal’s consent, assume the obligation to work for another principal regarding the same kind of business in the same area.
A contract of commercial agency must be concluded in written form. Concluding Contracts on Behalf of a Principal An agent may conclude contracts on behalf and for the account of his principal only after obtaining from him a corresponding particular or general authorisation. Continue reading The contract of commercial agency