The Hellenic Competition Authority decides that the franchise agreement between two companies, in the furniture secto, included a hardcore clause(Neoset)

Vertical restraints in NEOSET’s franchise network for furniture (HCC 622/2015) NEOSET was an established manufacturer and distributor of furniture. Following a pecuniary dispute with DIAMESO (a franchisee), and the termination of their agreement in 2008, DIAMESO claimed damages from alleged RPM and cross-supply restrictions in NEOSET’s franchise network. Civil courts had rejected these claims, finding that the clauses under examination aimed at protecting the commercial reputation of NEOSET’s distribution network. The courts also held that the franchisees enjoyed sufficient freedom in their retail pricing

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers

Already Subscribed? Sign-in

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers.

Read one article for free

Sign-up to read this article for free and discover our services.

 

PDF Version

Authors

Quotation

Anastasia Dritsa, Violeta Panagiotopoulou, The Hellenic Competition Authority decides that the franchise agreement between two companies, in the furniture secto, included a hardcore clause(Neoset), 18 December 2015, e-Competitions December 2015, Art. N° 99481

Visites 6

All issues

  • Latest News issue 
  • All News issues
  • Latest Special issue 
  • All Special issues