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Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 1:00-2:00pm

Every organization depends on generating sales, often sales made by sales agents.

Drafting agreements for sales people is complex and unlike other employment agreements.

The primary task is defining a workable sales commission and incentive structure that is durable while the sales agent works for your client and that limits legal liability and practical damage after the sales agent separates from employment.

There are also complex issues of post-employment payments, internal reporting and support, and preserving the confidentiality of proprietary employer information such as client/customer lists, pricing schedules, vendor information and more after the sales agent has departed – perhaps to a competitor.

This program provides a practical guide to drafting sales agents’ agreements for business clients.

  • Commission and incentive structures – and common traps after an agent departs
  • Differences between employee v. independent contractor sales staff
  • Common traps employers make in including unlawful terms
  • Wage and hour issues in commission and incentive compensation agreements
  • Protecting client and price lists, vendor information & other sensitive information when a sales agent leaves
  • Scope of protectable interests and practical steps required to enforce confidentiality

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Product Information
Date Presented:
May 28, 2019 1:00 PM Eastern
1 hour
Registration Fee:
Drafting Employment Agreements for Commission-Based Employees | Live Replay from April 9, 2019 | Phone/Audio Streaming

All Attendees: $80

Early discount and CLE Premier Pass rates are not available for this program. 

Speaker Information
Zach P Hutton   [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected
NC State Bar
Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) and Certified Paralegal Education (CPE) (Total): 1.00
CLE Premier Pass