The Paris Commercial Court grants interim measures to a large food retailer imposing on one of its suppliers of non-alcoholic beverages to resume its deliveries (Intermarché / Coca-Cola)

Following the Coca Cola European Partners’ decision (hereinafter 'Coca-Cola') to stop delivering its products to ITM Alimentaire International (hereinafter 'ITM'), ITM applied for interim measures before the Paris Commercial Court (hereinafter the “Court”) in early 2020. On January 16th, 2020, the Court ordered provisional measures requiring Coca-Cola to resume deliveries to ITM for a period of 60 days subject to a penalty of EUR. 460,000 per day of delay. Background and litigation ITM and Coca-Cola maintained commercial relationships for more than 50 years. In August 2019, ITM informed Coca-Cola of its intention to delist some of its products as of January 1st, 2020. This delisting would amount to a substantial loss of sales, estimated at 39% according to Coca-Cola and 20% according

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Hugues Villey, Adriano Capuocciolo, The Paris Commercial Court grants interim measures to a large food retailer imposing on one of its suppliers of non-alcoholic beverages to resume its deliveries (Intermarché / Coca-Cola), 16 January 2020, e-Competitions March 2020, Art. N° 93454

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