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Hello, my name is ***** ***** it is my pleasure to assist you with your question today. Is there any restriction in a contract between you and the customer which prohibits them from buying direct from your supplier?
Unfortunately not. Is a multinational company and the conditions are establish by them.
From a legal point of view there is unfortunately nothing wrong with your customer going behind your back and obtaining the items you would normally supply them with directly from your supplier. This is a generally free business world in a sense that anyone can trade with whoever they want and if they find someone who offers them a better price then they can go to that party and stop using their current supplier. Any restrictions attempting to stop them from doing so are likely to be unenforceable as being a restraint of trade. However, in your case you do not even have such a restriction which means that the customer can decide who they trade with and if they want to bypass you and trade directly with your supplier, then as long as that supplier is willing to do so they can.
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