CASE COMMENTS: DISTRIBUTION - FRANCE - COMMERCIAL AGENCY - COMMISSION - PAYMENT DATE - DEROGATION IN FAVOR OF THE AGENT

Payment date: The French Supreme Court overrules a judgment of the Nîmes Court of Appeal for not having verified whether a principal and its agent had intended to depart from provisions of Article L. 134-9 of the French Commercial Code pertaining to the payment date of commissions, according to customs established by the parties in favor of the agent (AGL / DBT)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Decisions on the terms and conditions of payment of the commercial agent's commissions by the principal, and more specifically on the date of payment of these commissions, are rather rare and are worth noting in this respect. It should be recalled that Article L. 134-9 paragraph 2 C. com.

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Dominique Ferré, Payment date: The French Supreme Court overrules a judgment of the Nîmes Court of Appeal for not having verified whether a principal and its agent had intended to depart from provisions of Article L. 134-9 of the French Commercial Code pertaining to the payment date of commissions, according to customs established by the parties in favor of the agent (AGL / DBT), 2 September 2017, Concurrences N° 1-2018, Art. N° 86148, pp. 103-104

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