ALERTS: SIGNIFICANT IMBALANCE - SUDDEN BREAK OF ESTABLISHED BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS - PRINCIPLE OF PROPORTIONALITY

Proportionality: The French Commission on commercial practices assess the request of the advanced cost grid made to a private label products supplier by his distributor (MDD)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The problem of the opinion How much leeway do distributors have to obtain from their private label supplier an analysis of costing by items and sub-items (breakdown of costs, in percentage and in value, for each item, but also by sub-items, including for the various raw materials, the production tool and the packaging), i.e. information likely to be protected by the supplier's business secrecy? Is it lawful to obtain such information and, if so, to what extent? Is refusing to disclose such information on behalf of the supplier, in order to protect its know-how, a ground for breach of contract with its distributor, when the latter, as owner of the "private

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  • Jean-Michel Vertut - Avocat (Montpellier)

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Jean-Michel Vertut, Proportionality: The French Commission on commercial practices assess the request of the advanced cost grid made to a private label products supplier by his distributor (MDD), 12 November 2018, Concurrences N° 1-2019, Art. N° 89136, www.concurrences.com

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