CASE COMMENTS: UNFAIR COMMERCIAL PRACTICES – FRANCE – TEXTS – RESALE BELOW COST THRESHOLD – PROMOTIONS – REFORM

Reform: The French Government adopts an ordinance for raising the resale below cost threshold and limiting promotions for food products (Ord. n. 2018-1128)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Recasting of the law of commercial relations by means of ordinances, Act I! In accordance with the authority given to it by the "EGalim" Act (Article 15), and in record time, the Government therefore adopted a first ordinance on raising the threshold for resale at a loss and regulating promotions for foodstuffs and certain food products. These two measures are experimental and are applicable only for a period of two years from their entry into force. Article 5 of the Ordinance, which is a sign of sight-seeing, also provides that a decree of the Council of State may suspend their application "if the behaviour of a significant number of purchasers (...) is

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Frédéric Buy, Reform: The French Government adopts an ordinance for raising the resale below cost threshold and limiting promotions for food products (Ord. n. 2018-1128), 12 December 2018, Concurrences N° 1-2019, Art. N° 89450, pp. 108-109

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