The Paris Court of Appeal orders a tobacco supplier to pay damages of almost €127M to two distributors for lost profits as a result of resale price maintenance agreements (Lorillard / AVGR / Lagache)

The Paris Court of Appeal ordered LORILLARD, head of the LORENOVE concession network, to pay to two of its dealers (AVGR and LAGACHE), belonging to the same group of companies, respectively the sums of €62,952.93 and €64,021.58 for having imposed resale prices on them from 2010 to 2013. Dealers have demonstrated that these resale prices were high and then prevented them from making more sales (loss of opportunity). The Court of Appeal set the amount of damages taking into account the margin rate and lost sales. The procedure Two dealers (acting as concessionaires), as well as their joint director and shareholder, sued the licensor before the Paris Commercial Court for the

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Eric David, The Paris Court of Appeal orders a tobacco supplier to pay damages of almost €127M to two distributors for lost profits as a result of resale price maintenance agreements (Lorillard / AVGR / Lagache), 9 June 2021, e-Competitions June 2021, Art. N° 108207

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