Franchise: The Paris Court of Appeal states that the "contract for membership" concluded by the parties at the same time that their franchise agreement still applies after the termination of the franchise agreement (IT1VI Entreprises)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Facts A membership agreement for a franchise network stipulated that the franchisor had an obligation to "propose to its members plans to take over or create points of sale". Four years after the sale of the shares in their operating company, two former franchisees who were still members asked the franchisor to propose a new location to them. Faced with the franchisor's silence, they summoned him to terminate the contract of adhesion to the network and to pay compensation for the damage suffered as a result of the breach of this contract. The franchisor argued that the adhesion agreement should have ended upon the termination of the franchise

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