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Franchise: The Paris Court of appeal upholds the liability of the franchisee and his accomplice (Casino / Carrefour)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The war of the supermarket chains continues. In the present case, a franchisee under the Spar banner terminated the franchise agreement between it and the Casino group, citing malfunctions in the management software. It almost immediately informs the franchisor of the sale of the shares held by the manager to Carrefour Proximité France. The case has given rise to several proceedings, notably before the commercial courts of Lyon, Carcassonne and Marseille, and involves the parties to the franchise contract and the company Carrefour (V. déjà, Paris, 3 Oct. 2018, No. 16/05817, Lettre distr. nov. 2018). Before the Commercial Court of Lyon, the franchisor sued the

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Anouk Bories, Franchise: The Paris Court of appeal upholds the liability of the franchisee and his accomplice (Casino / Carrefour), 6 March 2019, Concurrences N° 2-2019, Art. N° 90756, www.concurrences.com

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