1. In the absence of agreement between the parties on this point and without prejudice to the application of the member states` mandatory provisions on the amount of remuneration, the commercial officer is generally entitled to the remuneration of the trade agents designated for the products subject to his agency contract, where he operates. In the absence of such a practice, a commercial agent is entitled to fair compensation, taking into account all aspects of the transaction. The characterization of a contract as a commercial agency, the key to access to protection status under the 1991 Act, is the focus of our attention this month. In this case, a supplier and a distributor had entered into two contracts on the same day. The first, a commercial (…) 1. A commercial agent is authorized to order commercial transactions concluded during the period of the agency contract: if, under the terms of Article 7, the third party market has reached the client or the commercial agent before the termination of the agency contract. where the transaction is primarily due to the efforts of the sales agent during the period covered by the agency contract and the transaction was concluded within a reasonable period of time after the end of the contract; or for the purposes of the application of Article 101, paragraph 1, the agreement is referred to as an agency agreement where the representative does not support or assume any risk related to contracts concluded and/or negotiated on behalf of the contracting entity with respect to market-specific investments in this area of activity and other activities that the awarding entity is required to carry out in the same product market. However, risks associated with the provision of agency services in general, such as the risk that the representative`s income will depend on his or her success as an agent or general investments in premises or staff, are not essential to this assessment.