Read our guide below. Thus, in AMB Imballaggi Plastici SRL v Pacflex (1999), Pacflex argued that the trade between the two parties had been carried out under a commercial agent contract. They therefore considered that they were entitled to damages under the Regulation on the termination of that contract. However, the Court of First Instance found that trade had been made on the basis of sale and resale, and that a mark was made available to final consumers. This turned out to be a question of whether the agreement was actually an agency and not a distribution agreement. If you need lawyers for a distribution contract or agency contract, please contact us. We have a lot of experience in design, negotiation and consulting, even if disputes have arisen from contracts of this type. It is important that your distribution agreement contains conditions to meet your business requirements, including: in Great Britain, distributors are generally not entitled to compensation or compensation in the event of termination of the distribution agreement, in accordance with the Commercial Regulations 1993. A distribution agreement is particularly useful when a primary owner wants to sell their products in a market or territory where they do not currently operate. Agreements are usually vertical in nature, i.e. between two companies at different levels in the same supply chain.