ALERTS: DISTRIBUTION - DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT - FRANCHISING - CHANGE OF CONTROL - ABUSE OF ECONOMIC DEPENDENCE

Network divestiture: The French competition authority admits the possibility for the franchisor to transfer his network (Feoni-Pizz...)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. It is now a given that a franchisor is perfectly free to reorganize his network, i.e. to modify its density (Com., Jan. 7, 2014, No. 12-17154, Distr. letter Feb. 2014, N.E. obs.), the sign (Paris, Feb. 5, 2014, No. 12/18858, Distr. letter March 2014, N.E. obs.) and even the concept. This modification of the concept can be carried out by the franchisor itself as part of a policy aimed at updating its know-how and distinctive signs, as the Carrefour group recently illustrated when it changed from the "Champion" to the "Carrefour Market" brand (Aut. conc., D. C. n°11-D-20, 16 Dec. 2011). It may also result from the sale of the network to another franchisor, as

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers

Already Subscribed? Sign-in

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers.

Read one article for free

Sign-up to read this article for free and discover our services.

 

PDF Version

Author

Quotation

Nicolas Éréséo, Network divestiture: The French competition authority admits the possibility for the franchisor to transfer his network (Feoni-Pizz...), 17 October 2018, Concurrences N° 1-2019, Art. N° 88726, www.concurrences.com

Visites 142

All reviews