ALERTS : DISTRIBUTION - FRANCE - SELECTIVE DISTRIBUTION - DISTANCE SELLING - ANTICONCURRENTIAL OBJECT

Selective distribution: The French Supreme Court confirms in all respects the decision of the Court of Paris sanctioning the ban on distance selling of chainsaws and other brushcutters, even though it was justified on safety grounds (Stihl)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. By judgment delivered on January 26, 2022 the Commercial Chamber of the Court of Cassation confirms, in a reasoning that may seem very poor considering the stakes, the decision of the Paris Court of Appeal in the case of the ban, justified by safety reasons, on the distance selling of Stihl chainsaws and other brushcutters, the same decision that had minimally reformed the decision n° 18-D-23 dated October 24, 2018 of the French Competition Authority. Indeed, it will be recalled that the Chamber 5-7 of the Paris Court confirmed the existence of a restriction by object, including for the period after 2014, from which the ban on distance selling was limited

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Alain Ronzano, Selective distribution: The French Supreme Court confirms in all respects the decision of the Court of Paris sanctioning the ban on distance selling of chainsaws and other brushcutters, even though it was justified on safety grounds (Stihl), 26 January 2022, Concurrences N° 2-2022, Art. N° 105024, www.concurrences.com

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