The English High Court upholds post-term non-compete obligation in franchise agreement (Pirtek, Joinplace)

On 7 July 2010, the English High Court upheld a claim brought by a franchisor against a former franchisee based on a post-term non-compete obligation, finding that the obligation did not infringe the equivalent provision to Article 101 TFEU under English law. The case arose from a franchise agreement concluded between Pirtek and Joinplace in 2006, whereby Pirtek granted Joinplace a franchise in the custom manufacture, sale and servicing of industrial hoses,

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  • Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)

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Andrzej Kmiecik, The English High Court upholds post-term non-compete obligation in franchise agreement (Pirtek, Joinplace), 7 July 2010, e-Competitions Bulletin July 2010, Art. N° 41475

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