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Franchise: The Paris Court of Appeal considers the franchise contract void for lack of consent due to the franchisor’s breach of its legal obligations of precontractual information (A.D.A, EDA, ADA Services / Chris & Tif)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The Pre-Contractual Disclosure Document (PCD), which is an indispensable prerequisite for the conclusion of a franchise agreement, has always given rise to an abundance of case law. The judgment under comment deals with the obligation to provide the PID in the event of renewal of the contract and the consequences of this failure to communicate the PID on the reality of the franchisee's consent. In 2009, Chris & Tif signed a franchise agreement with Ada, a franchisor in the field of car rental, to operate exclusively a business located in Alès. After two years of operation, a subsidiary of Ada bought the business from Chris & Tif, which

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Karine Biancone, Franchise: The Paris Court of Appeal considers the franchise contract void for lack of consent due to the franchisor’s breach of its legal obligations of precontractual information (A.D.A, EDA, ADA Services / Chris & Tif), 7 November 2018, Concurrences N° 1-2019, Art. N° 89134, www.concurrences.com

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