CASE COMMENTS: DISTRIBUTION - COMMERCIAL AGENCY - REPRESENTATION ACTIVITY - ACCESSORY DISTRIBUTION - BRUTAL RUPTURE

Commercial agency: The Paris Court of Appeal, noting the absence of demonstration by the agent of a specific and autonomous distribution activity, dismisses the latter’s claims based on the former article L. 442-6, I. 5° C. com (Energy Lab / Brooks Sports)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 29 May 2003, Brooks Sports GmbH concluded a sales agency agreement with Energy Lab giving it exclusive rights to represent and promote Brooks products in France. As part of the promotional activity, the abovementioned contract allows the sales agent to take part in trade fairs and sports events at which it is authorised to run stands and sell Brooks products on its own behalf. By a settlement agreement dated December 12, 2013, the parties terminated the aforementioned commercial agency contract, recording the termination of said contract as of January 1, 2014, in exchange for the payment to Energy Lab of a termination indemnity of €620,000 and the

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Philippe Vanni, Commercial agency: The Paris Court of Appeal, noting the absence of demonstration by the agent of a specific and autonomous distribution activity, dismisses the latter’s claims based on the former article L. 442-6, I. 5° C. com (Energy Lab / Brooks Sports), 19 January 2021, Concurrences N° 2-2021, Art. N° 100529, pp. 100-102

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