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Ash, Solicitor
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Hi, we have been distributing a product in Northern Ireland

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Hi, we have been distributing a product in Northern Ireland for a major manufacturer (L'Oreal) for 25 years. We do not have a current contract. (last contract was 10 years ago.)
They have now demanded a 5 year business plan with projections including sensitive information about my structure and plan for growth. (They want me to produce this in 3 days time)
Is there a law to say they cannot stop my supply? In doing so they would seriously put my company at risk as 40% of our turnover is with this brand.
Any advice would be appreciated, thanks.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 4 years ago.

Alex Watts : Hello my name is Alex and I will help you with this. Please note that I am a working Solicitor and may be on and offline as I have to attend Court and meet with clients, even at weekends. As such you may not get an instant response when you reply, but rest assured I will be giving your question my immediate attention upon return You do not need to wait here as you will get an email when I reply.
Alex Watts : What did the old contract say about renewal or termination please?