The Paris Court of Appeal rules on network reorganization and termination of distribution agreements (Volkswagen / Montélimar Automobiles)

Up until 2003 a car manufacturer had distributed its vehicles via networks specific to each brand by guaranteeing territorial exclusivity to all of its dealers. With the entry into force of Regulation n° 1400/2002 [1], the company opted for a qualitative and quantitative selective distribution system and terminated all its existing distribution agreements with one year's notice, as per the terms of said agreements. One distributor sued

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Joseph Vogel, The Paris Court of Appeal rules on network reorganization and termination of distribution agreements (Volkswagen / Montélimar Automobiles), 21 January 2009, e-Competitions Bulletin January 2009, Art. N° 25766

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