CASE COMMENTS: DISTRIBUTION - SELECTIVE DISTRIBUTION - REFUSAL OF APPROVAL - AGREEMENT - EXEMPTION

Selective distribution: The Paris Court of Appeal rules once again that suppliers are free to reorganise their selective distribution networks (Automobiles JPB / Hyundai Motors France)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Taking advantage of the wind of freedom that is blowing on the regime applicable to selective distribution, car manufacturers no longer hesitate to substantially reorganise their networks and to oust the least efficient (or most recalcitrant) distributors, giving rise to a great deal of litigation in the process. The ruling handed down on 21 October 2020 by the Paris Court of Appeal once again bears witness to this and should not calm the manufacturers' ardour as it confirms the very liberal solutions that prevail today. In the present case, a former distributor who had a licence for the sale and another licence for the repair of vehicles contested the

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Nicolas Éréséo, Selective distribution: The Paris Court of Appeal rules once again that suppliers are free to reorganise their selective distribution networks (Automobiles JPB / Hyundai Motors France), 21 October 2020, Concurrences N° 1-2021, Art. N° 99143, pp. 144-146

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