CASE COMMENTS: UNFAIR COMMERCIAL PRACTICES – QUALIFICATION OF THE ACTION – RULE PROHIBITING SIMULTANEOUS ACTIONS

Rule prohibiting simultaneous actions: The French Supreme Court assesses that an applicant may bring an action simultaneously based on contractual and tortious liability (CRG / ADF)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. What is the nature, whether contractual or tortious, of an action for the abrupt termination of an established commercial relationship, and does the fact of bringing an action of a contractual nature preclude the plaintiff from relying on the abrupt termination of an established commercial relationship? These are the two questions that the Court of Cassation's ruling of 24 October 2018 mainly answers. The facts of this case were relatively simple. CRG, a publishing company, had been participating for 14 years in the annual congresses organized by the French Dental Association (ADF), renting a stand there. In January 2010, she sent the ADF a request for

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Mary-Claude Mitchell, Rule prohibiting simultaneous actions: The French Supreme Court assesses that an applicant may bring an action simultaneously based on contractual and tortious liability (CRG / ADF), 24 October 2018, Concurrences N° 1-2019, Art. N° 89454, pp. 112-113

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