CASE COMMENTS: DISTRIBUTION – TERMINATION OF THE CONTRACT – PRIOR NOTICE - GROSS MISCONDUCT

Commercial agency : The Rennes Court of Appeal holds that providing a prior notice of termination of the contract does not necessarily exclude gross misconduct (M. Ingenierie ; Alliatech)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Both the conditions and the effects of the termination of the commercial agency contract are strictly regulated by the law (which explains in particular why the commercial agency contract escapes the litigation of the abrupt termination of established commercial relations referred to in Article L. 442-6, I, 5° C. com. Cass. com. 3 April 2012, No. 11-13527.). In terms of conditions, a legal notice period is provided for in Article L. 134-11 C. com . Where the agency contract is of indefinite duration, either party may terminate it subject to notice "of one month for the first year of the contract, two months for the second year begun, three months for the

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Dominique Ferré, Commercial agency : The Rennes Court of Appeal holds that providing a prior notice of termination of the contract does not necessarily exclude gross misconduct (M. Ingenierie ; Alliatech), 17 January 2017, Concurrences N° 2-2017, Art. N° 83924, pp. 105-106

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