CASE COMMENTS: DISTRIBUTION – FRANCE – COMMERCIAL AGENCY – CONDITIONS GOVERNING THE APPLICATION OF THE STATUS OF COMMERCIAL AGENT – NEGOTIATING POWER – PROSPECTING – INDEPENDENCY

Independency: The French Supreme Court and the courts of Appeal of Toulouse and Bordeaux remind the conditions governing the application of the status of commercial agent (Assistance sécurité conseil ; Ceram Concept France / Medacta France ; Domaines Lapalu / Wine Partners ; Editions Atlas)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The commercial agent benefits from a protective regime enabling him to claim, depending on the circumstances of the termination of his contract, compensation for the loss he suffers on that occasion (article L. 134-12 C. com.). The benefit of this protection is often claimed by professionals who are victims of the termination of contractual relations and who claim to belong to the category of commercial agents. This quarter's case-law developments are further evidence of this consistent pattern of litigation and provide an opportunity to look at the criteria for classifying commercial agency contracts. Four decisions are especially noteworthy. They shed

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Dominique Ferré, Independency: The French Supreme Court and the courts of Appeal of Toulouse and Bordeaux remind the conditions governing the application of the status of commercial agent (Assistance sécurité conseil ; Ceram Concept France / Medacta France ; Domaines Lapalu / Wine Partners ; Editions Atlas), 14 February 2018, Concurrences N° 2-2018, Art. N° 86994, pp. 89-91

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