Commercial Agency – Severance of compensation and indemnity clauses

​The Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993 governs the relationship between principals and their commercial agents, including giving certain rights to agents on the termination of a commercial agency. This Briefing looks at two recent cases which deals with this: Brand Studio Limited v St John Knits, Inc [2015] EWHC 3143 (QB) and Shearman v Hunter Boot Limited [2014] EWHC 47 (QB)