International Commercial Contracts

Erdem & Erdem has decades of diverse experience in the field of international contracts. Our team members are known for their in-depth know-how and extensive experience in drafting and negotiating all types of commercial contracts, such as agency, franchise, supply and distribution and commission arrangements, foreign representative and consultancy agreements, and forming in-country branches for our clients.

Our team members regularly participate in, and take pivotal roles in, the preparation of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) model contracts, including INCOTERMS 2000 and INCOTERMS 2010, the ICC Model Commercial Agency Contract, the ICC Model Distribution Agreement, the ICC Model Selective Distribution Agreement, the ICC Model Occasional Intermediary Contract, the ICC Short Form Model Contract (International Commercial Agency and International Distributorship), the ICC Model Mergers and Acquisitions Contracts, and the ICC Model Confidentiality Agreement.

Our expertise in a variety of commercial contract types is one of the main indicators of the international scope and capacity of our services. We regularly advise our clients on the application of various contract terms and regulatory provisions, and assist them within the broad range of local and international regulations and statutes that affect the performance of commercial contracts. Our clients range from small and medium-sized companies that are just entering international markets, to Fortune 500 companies with complex contracting issues in diverse industries, including, but not limited to, mining, glass, chemicals, energy, food and beverage, port management, hospitality and leisure, aviation, agriculture, tobacco, battery and construction.

We are able to assist clients in implementing commercially viable solutions to address the complex regulatory, compliance, technical and accounting requirements of commercial contracts that are negotiated with private parties or public entities.

At Erdem & Erdem, we also provide advisory services on consumer protection and competition regulations with regard to issues such as unfair marketing, telemarketing, mobile and other newer forms of marketing, as well as matters concerning monopolies, warranty requirements, after sales service and repair obligations, product liability and product recall.