CASE COMENT: RESTRICTIVE PRACTICES - SUDDEN BREAKING OFF OF LONG TERM COMMERCIAL RELATIONSHIPS - COMPETENT COURT - APPLICABLE LAW

Sudden breaking off of long term commercial relationships: The Court of Cassation refuses to apply French law when the parties have chosen to insert a jurisdiction clause in favor of a foreign judge (Monster Cable Products / Audio Marketing Services)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In a case concerning the breach of an exclusive distribution contract, the Court of Cassation ruled on the application of a jurisdiction clause to a foreign forum. The American company Monster Cable Products Inc. had entered into an exclusive product distribution agreement on French territory with the French company Audio Marketing Services (AMS). The contract provided that the courts of San Francisco would have jurisdiction over any

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Mireille Dany, Sudden breaking off of long term commercial relationships: The Court of Cassation refuses to apply French law when the parties have chosen to insert a jurisdiction clause in favor of a foreign judge (Monster Cable Products / Audio Marketing Services), 22 October 2008, Concurrences N° 1-2009, Art. N° 23434, pp. 129-130

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