Puerto Rico's Dealer and Franchise Statute Adapts to the Latest Developments in Law, Commerce, and Technology
by Manuel Pietrantoni, Esq. and Ricardo Casellas, Esq.
Puerto Rico's Dealer's Contract Law, commonly known as Law 75,1 protects dealers and franchisees against the termination, nonrenewal, or impairment of their agreements without just cause. The statute defines just cause to include a dealer's failure to perform "any of the essential obligations" of the agreement, as well as "any action or omission . . .