ALERTS: UNFAIR COMMERCIAL PRACTICES – SUDDEN BREAK OF ESTABLISHED BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS

Sudden termination: The Paris Court of Appeal suggests that an artificial call for tenders should rule out the brutality of the breach (Totem Menuiserie / Brico Dépôt)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Facts. In March 2015, Brico Dépôt informs the manufacturer who has been supplying it with exotic wood windows and window doors since the end of 2014, of the implementation of a call for tenders and of the termination on the same date, i.e. the end of December 2015, of the supply contract that binds them. The distributor was able to establish before the judges, by an e-mail from its partner, that such a call for tenders had been agreed upon as soon as the first contract was concluded. Nevertheless, in November 2015, the distributor informed its partner of a delay in the procedure for examining the call for tenders and consequently extended the term of the

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Clémence Mouly-Guillemaud, Sudden termination: The Paris Court of Appeal suggests that an artificial call for tenders should rule out the brutality of the breach (Totem Menuiserie / Brico Dépôt), 11 March 2020, Concurrences N° 2-2020, Art. N° 95236, www.concurrences.com

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