CASE COMMENTS : DISTRIBUTION – AFFILIATED COMMISSIONNAIRE – CHARACTERIZATION – COMMERCIAL AGENCY (NO)

Affiliated commissionnaire: The Versailles Court of Appeal identifies criteria in order to distinguisch between affiliated commissionnaire and commercial agent (Business XX/Mexx Boutiques)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. A distributor who marketed a supplier's products on the supplier's behalf claimed compensation for the non-renewal of the distribution contract, which he presented as the termination of a commercial agency agreement. For its part, the supplier invoked the classification of the contract as a commission contract and the consequent absence of a right to compensation for loss resulting from the mere termination. It should be noted that this type of claim for reclassification and, of course, for compensation should multiply because of the proximity of the commission and agency formulas, revealed by the so-called Chattawak case (DF, La commission affiliation,

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Didier Ferrier, Affiliated commissionnaire: The Versailles Court of Appeal identifies criteria in order to distinguisch between affiliated commissionnaire and commercial agent (Business XX/Mexx Boutiques), 9 June 2011, Concurrences N° 3-2011, Art. N° 37431, pp. 122-123

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