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Belgian Supreme Court Confirms Arbitrability of Exclusive Distribution Agreements in Landmark Judgment

  • 15/06/2023
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Please find attached a note on a judgment of the Belgian Supreme Court of 7 April 2023 confirming the arbitrability of exclusive distribution agreements effective within Belgium.
The judgment marks the end of an era of litigation in Belgium by distributors seeking to (i) escape from arbitration and foreign choice of law clauses in international distribution agreements; and (ii) benefit from the protective Belgian rules on the unilateral termination of exclusive distribution agreements.


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