CASE COMMENTS: UNFAIR COMMERCIAL PRACTICES – FRANCE – SUDDEN BREACH OF COMMERCIAL RELATIONSHIPS – EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION – PARIS COURT OF APPEAL – REVERSAL

Jurisdiction of the Paris Court of Appeal: The French Supreme Court reverses its analysis on the exclusive jurisdiction of the Paris Court of Appeal for the litigations relating, in particular, to the sudden breach of established commercial relationships (Société de distribution Corse / Mme Angeline ; Fascom International / Usinière de Bois Chéri)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In two rulings of March 29, 2017, the Court of Cassation reversed a well-established case law, which tends to submit to the Paris Court of Appeal alone all disputes relating (among other things) to the abrupt termination of established commercial relations. Articles L. 442-6-III and D. 442-3 C. com. refer knowledge of these disputes to certain specially designated commercial courts and, on appeal, to the Paris Court of Appeal. Until then, the Court of Cassation had made a very extensive reading of these provisions, holding that it resulted from their

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Mary-Claude Mitchell, Jurisdiction of the Paris Court of Appeal: The French Supreme Court reverses its analysis on the exclusive jurisdiction of the Paris Court of Appeal for the litigations relating, in particular, to the sudden breach of established commercial relationships (Société de distribution Corse / Mme Angeline ; Fascom International / Usinière de Bois Chéri) , 29 March 2017, Concurrences N° 2-2017, Art. N° 83861, p. 120

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