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Paul Sutton

What is a commissionaire?

Commissionaire structures are not uncommon within multinational groups. The concept of a “commissionaire” is based on civil law systems such as those in France, Germany, the Netherlands and Switzerland. It refers to a person who sells goods in his own name, but for the account of a principal. Under a commissionaire arrangement: the commissionaire …