CASE COMMENTS: DISTRIBUTION - DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT - TERMINATION - NOTICE - DUTY OF GOOD FAITH

Distribution agreement: The French Civil Supreme Court approves of judges on the merits for having condemned the promoter of a distribution network for failure to fulfill its obligation to execute the contract in good faith and loyally during the notice of termination (Tourisme automobile)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Following a decision by General Motors to cease marketing new vehicles in Western Europe for one of the group's brands, the French importer of the brand in question notified its affiliated distributors of the termination of their distribution and authorised repairer contracts on 11 December 2013. This termination is effective after a notice period of slightly more than 24 months (December 31, 2015) and is accompanied by the implementation of an incentive program for voluntary early termination, including the option to enter into

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Philippe Vanni, Distribution agreement: The French Civil Supreme Court approves of judges on the merits for having condemned the promoter of a distribution network for failure to fulfill its obligation to execute the contract in good faith and loyally during the notice of termination (Tourisme automobile), 14 October 2020, Concurrences N° 1-2021, Art. N° 99137, pp. 142-143

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