Jacob Ørskov Rasmussen is head of Plesner's Commercial Contracts team as well as the Franchise team and the Automotive team - and he has years of experience in advising Danish and international clients on contractual relationships, both nationally and internationally.

Jacob has acquired in-depth knowledge of and experience in a broad spectrum of commercial contract types, including sales and distribution agreements, agency agreements, franchise agreements, logistics and warehousing agreements, facility management agreements, supply agreements as well as purchasing contracts. Jacob has extensive experience in franchising, including extensive experience with the drafting and negotiation of franchise agreements, Danish and EU competition law related to franchising and setting up franchise systems in Denmark. Jacob has amongst others been involved in franchise matters concerning the following brands: Starbucks Coffee, Carl's Jr., KellyDeli (Sushi Daily), Joe & the Juice and Gucci.

Jacob has been designated by the International Distribution Institute (idiproject.com) as country expert regarding franchising in Denmark. Jacob is also an expert in relation to distribution and agency law and he has years of experience in advising national, international and multinational clients within this legal field. Jacob furthermore provides legal advice on export control and trade sanctions, contract management as well as compliance and legal risk management.

The automotive industry is also one of Jacob's special areas of expertise and he has in-depth knowledge of this industry. Jacob's clients include car factories, factory-owned and private car importers as well as banks and financing companies.

Jacob is listed by the Legal 500 EMEA 2017 as a "Recommended lawyer" as regards the practice area Commercial, Corporate and M&A.

In addition Jacob is listed by Who's Who Legal 2017 as a "Leading Franchise Lawyer": "Jacob Ørskov Rasmussen receives wide-ranging endorsements for his outstanding contractual practice and specialist expericence in the retail sector".

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