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Selective distribution: The Paris Court of Appeal rejects the distributor’s request for damages ousted without grounds (Horlogerie Doux / Rolex France)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. From the point of view of competition law, the selective distribution network constitutes an agreement between the promoter of the network and the distributors it has selected. Regulation 330/2010 defines it as "a distribution system in which the supplier undertakes to sell the goods or contract services, directly or indirectly, only to distributors selected on the basis of defined criteria and in which these distributors undertake not to sell these goods or services to unauthorised distributors in the territory reserved by the supplier for the operation of that system". However, the selective distribution contract constitutes a cartel only if the

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Anne-Cécile Martin, Selective distribution: The Paris Court of Appeal rejects the distributor’s request for damages ousted without grounds (Horlogerie Doux / Rolex France), 30 September 2015, Concurrences N° 1-2016, Art. N° 77533, pp. 111-112

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