CASE COMMENTS: DISTRIBUTION - RIGHT TO COMMISSIONS – TERMINATION – CONDITIONS

Commercial agency : The French Judiciary Supreme Court recalls that the principal has to prove the extinction of the agent’s right to commissions (Libentia/Free)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The commercial agency contract is not only a source of litigation at the time of its termination (on this very extensive litigation, see our obs. in previous columns), but its execution is more rarely denounced. The case judged by the Court of Cassation in a decision - published in the Bulletin - of 31 May 2015 offers a new illustration of the protection guaranteed to the agent not only at the time of termination, but also during the course of the relationship. At issue here were the rules relating to the agent's commissioning (for other case law illustrations of the application of these rules, see in particular our observations under CA Aix-en-Provence,

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Dominique Ferré, Blanche de La Mure, Commercial agency : The French Judiciary Supreme Court recalls that the principal has to prove the extinction of the agent’s right to commissions (Libentia/Free), 31 March 2015, Concurrences N° 3-2015, Art. N° 75028, pp. 89-90

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