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Commercial law is the body of law that governs business and commercial transactions. It deals with issues of both private law and public law. Our Commercial Group understands the special requirements of our international clients and covers most aspects of commercial law to include:

  • Agency
  • Company formation 
  • Contracts
  • Distribution 
  • Franchising
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual property rights
  • Manufacturing contracts
  • Partnerships and joint ventures
  • Technology
  • General terms and conditions

We also deal with most contentious aspects of the above and work closely with our other practice groups such as the Corporate Group, Dispute Resolution Group, Employment Group, Real Estate Group and Tax Group.

The following outlines basic information on national commercial law topics in each jurisdiction: the law relating to Commercial Agency, Distribution, Terms & Conditions (B to B), Franchise and a Template for a Non-disclosure agreements (NDA) plus comments from different jurisdictions on this NDA.