RESTRICTIVE PRACTICES: SPORTS – TERMINATION OF COMMERCIAL RELATION – NOTICE PERIOD

Economic dependency : The French Supreme Court applies the provisions of the Code of commerce to the sport field and confirms that the economic dependency of the victim of the termination of the commercial relationship only has an impact on the length of the notice period (BAO / Canal Plus)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Regular readers of this section are aware that the provisions of Article L. 442-6-I-5°, originally designed to rebalance commercial relations between mass retailing and its suppliers, relating to the sudden termination of established commercial relations, have seen their scope of application gradually extend to many other sectors, such as certain liberal professions (this Review Concurrences n° 2-2009), that of mutual insurance companies (this Review Concurrences No. 4-2010, com. L. Roberval), or that of circus artists (Cass. com. 6 February 2007, this Revue Concurrences n° 2-2007). The case that gave rise to the decision of the Court of Cassation of May 20,

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Mary-Claude Mitchell, Economic dependency : The French Supreme Court applies the provisions of the Code of commerce to the sport field and confirms that the economic dependency of the victim of the termination of the commercial relationship only has an impact on the length of the notice period (BAO / Canal Plus), 20 May 2014, Concurrences N° 3-2014, Art. N° 67864, pp. 112-114

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