Law 21 Sales Agent Case Discusses Compensation Guidelines

Local sales representative filed  a complaint alleging breach of a sales representative contract between itself and a supplier,  a foreign corporation organized under the laws of the state of Nebraska. Plaintiff’s cause of action claimed $200,000 in damages.  It based its …

Dealer Applies Law 75 to Leverage Contract Dispute

The refusal by a car manufacturer to reimburse local sales and use tax levied on parts used in warranty repairs and maintenance services by a Puerto Rico car dealer turned into a contract dispute that was recently litigated in the …

Puerto Rico Enacts Sweeping Labor Reform

The Island’s newly elected administration has enacted a comprehensive labor reform to balance “expenditures and revenues, reducing the level of government intervention in Puerto Rico’s economy and providing a competitive business environment.” The government is betting that reducing the historically …

Law 75 distributorship legally terminated for continuous late payments

A  supplier terminated a Puerto Rico dealer distributor for among other things failure to pay on time.  The distributor sued under Puerto Rico’s Distributor Dealers Act 75 for termination without cause.  The court found for the  supplier. Kemco Food Distributors v …