The parties may not derogate from Articles 17 and 18 before the expiry of the commercial agent contract, to the detriment of the commercial agent. On the occasion of a merger proposed and received by Econocom, the client, from its commercial agent SD Lease, the conclusion of a new agency contract that modifies the basis and the rate of its commissions – the rate of 6% of turnover is replaced by 9% of the gross margin – and including a (…) when the operation is mainly due to the efforts of the commercial agent during the period covered by the agency contract and if: has been concluded within a reasonable time after the termination of this contract; or subcontracting, a contract the purpose of which is to fulfill all or part of a master order. This situation often occurs in service contracts and, in particular, in commercial agent contracts. In this case, the sub-agent is none other than a commercial agent … who withdraws from the commercial agent the commission which would have earned him the correct performance of the commercial agent contract, whereas he would have brought to the client significant advantages related to the activities of the commercial agent, 1. Each party has the right to receive from the other party, at its request, a signed written document outing the terms of the agency contract, including the terms agreed later. The waiver of this right is not permissible. request from his commercial agent the information necessary for the performance of the commercial agent contract and, in particular, inform the commercial agent within a reasonable time as soon as he considers that the volume of commercial transactions will be significantly lower than the commercial agent would normally have expected. it relates to the geographical area or group of customers and the geographical area entrusted to the commercial agent, as well as to the type of goods covered by his agency under the contract. where the principal has terminated the commercial agent contract on account of a breach attributable to the commercial agent which, under national law, would justify the immediate termination of the commercial agent contract; The definition of a commercial agent contract for the purposes of Article 101 is the financial or commercial risk borne by the agent for the activities for which he has been appointed as representative by the contracting authority (see judgments in Case T-325/01 of 15 September 2005, Daimler Chrysler v. .