CASE COMMENTS: ANTICOMPETITIVE PRACTICES - RECOMMENDED PRICES - FRANCHISING

Franchising: The French Competition Council holds that codes of conduct can be of contractual nature and have anticompetitive effects (Jeff de Bruges)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Const. dec. no. 07-D-04 of 24 January 2007 concerning practices implemented by the Jeff de Bruges franchise network The Competition Council has been seized of practices implemented by the Jeff de Bruges franchise network. The franchisor was initially accused of a wide-ranging price agreement, since it was accused of "having provided indicative maximum recommended prices which are in reality imposed prices". In the end, it is a much more circumscribed agreement which will be retained. Two types of documents emanating from the franchisor were scrutinized by the Board. The first are the contractual documents organizing retail sales in stores. The franchise

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Emmanuelle Claudel, Franchising: The French Competition Council holds that codes of conduct can be of contractual nature and have anticompetitive effects (Jeff de Bruges), 24 January 2007, Concurrences N° 2-2007, Art. N° 13450, pp. 99-100

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