CASE COMMENTS : RESTRICTIVE PRACTICES - SUDDEN TERMINATION OF COMMERCIAL RELATIONSHIPS

Granting of a sufficient advance notice: The Court of Cassation gives another example of fault for sudden break in trade relations and reaffirms the requirement of an adequate notice (Panzani ; Saint Jean ; SNFA ; Jeudy Agriculture Service)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Cass. 1st civ. 24 September 2009, Panzani v. Saint John, n° 08-14524 Cass. com, 27 October 2009, SNFA c/ Jeudy Agriculture Service, No. 08-19396 As has already been pointed out, the requirement of sufficient advance notice is at the heart of the provisions of Article L. 442-6-I-5° C. Com. prohibiting the abrupt termination of established commercial relations. Two recent rulings of the Court of Cassation return to this issue, both by illustrating the serious misconduct likely to exonerate the perpetrator of the breach from the requirement of prior notice, but at the same time, at the level of principles, by reaffirming the imperative nature of this

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Mary-Claude Mitchell, Granting of a sufficient advance notice: The Court of Cassation gives another example of fault for sudden break in trade relations and reaffirms the requirement of an adequate notice (Panzani ; Saint Jean ; SNFA ; Jeudy Agriculture Service), 24 September 2009, Concurrences N° 1-2010, Art. N° 30219, pp. 123-124

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