AMB Imballaggi Plastici Srl v Pacflex Ltd: CA 18 Jun 1999

A party who chose to contract as principal for the purpose of reselling the goods of the vendor on a speculative basis and for a profit, was not to be deemed to be a commercial agent of the first vendor, and so was not entitled to compensation on the breakdown of the relationship.
Peter Gibson, Judge, Waller LJJ
Gazette 07-Jul-1999, Times 08-Jul-1999, [1999] EWCA Civ 1618, [1999] CLC 1391, [1999] 2 All ER (Comm) 249, [1999] Eu LR 930, (1999) 18 Tr LR 153, [2000] ECC 381
Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993 (1993 No 3053) Reg 2
England and Wales
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CitedRossetti Marketing Ltd v Diamond Sofa Company Ltd and Another QBD 3-Oct-2011
The claimants sought compensation under the 1993 Rules. The defendants denied that the claimants were agents within the rules, since they also acted as agents for other furniture makers.
Held: Whether a party is a commercial agent within the . .

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