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C.H. Guenther & Son

C.H. Guenther & Son

In 1851, a short 15 years after the fall of the Alamo and the successful fight for Texas independence, C.H. Guenther and Son, Inc. began as a family owned and operated business committed to providing the kitchens of its community with the highest quality flour.Then, in 1859, C.H. Guenther made the f…

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FSMA Legal Opinion Library

One of your most valuable FSMA member benefits is access to important legal opinions and advice. This service is offerred to members as part of their dues investment in FSMA  Many members have saved thousands of dollars and possible legal jeopardy by taking advantage of this service.

Manufacturer/Agency relationships are governed by state, federal and contract laws. Violations of these laws often involve severe penalties.

For the protection of all parties, FSMA offers legal opinions on the most frequently occurring legal issues. Members can also call FSMA directly for a confidential review of their specific situation.

Listed below (member-only password requried - request password here) are our most frequently requested legal opinions (Adobe PDF format) governing a variety of common situations.

Customers Interfering with Manufacturers Right to Select Their Own Agency.

Distributors Requiring Agencies To Pay Promotional Fees.

Legality of Witholding Commissions due to Customer Non-Payment

Manufacturers Liability to Pay Commission Upon Termination

Covenant Not to Compete

Members should consult with FSMA before using any legal opinions.

Member Spotlight

C.H. Guenther & Son

C.H. Guenther & Son

In 1851, a short 15 years after the fall of the Alamo and the successful fight for Texas independence, C.H. Guenther and Son, Inc. began as a family owned and operated business committed to providing the kitchens of its community with the highest quality flour.Then, in 1859, C.H. Guenther made the f…

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