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

Non specialized jurisdiction: The French Supreme Court considers the jurisdiction of a non-specialized court when, at first instance, the request is solely based on Article 1134 of the Civil Code (Messer France / Norgaz)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Since Law No. 2008-776 of 4 August 2008, Article L. 442-6, III, paragraph 5 C. com. reserves the right to hear disputes relating to the application of Article L. 442-6 of the same Code to the specialised courts listed in Decree No. 2009-1384 of 11 November 2009. The system is supplemented by Article D. 442-3, paragraph 2 of the Commercial Code, which designates the Paris Court of Appeal as the sole court of appeal. Originally, the aim was essentially to simplify the handling of this litigation by concentrating it before certain courts and, in so doing, by promoting the specialisation of the judges who make up the latter (M. Chagny, Restriction of

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Valérie Durand, Non specialized jurisdiction: The French Supreme Court considers the jurisdiction of a non-specialized court when, at first instance, the request is solely based on Article 1134 of the Civil Code (Messer France / Norgaz), 1 March 2017, Concurrences N° 2-2017, Art. N° 83854, pp. 122-124

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