ALERT: UNILATERAL PRACTICE - SELECTIVE DISTRIBUTION - ACTION FOR DAMAGES - REFUSAL TO AUTHORISE A SUPPLIER TO OPERATE - EXEMPTION REGULATION - APPEAL

Refusal to authorise a supplier to operate: The Paris Court of appeal reconciles competition law and general contract law (CATIA/FCA)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Although Chamber 5-4 of the Paris Court of Appeal is specifically in charge of private competition litigation and, in particular, the judicial implementation of anti-competitive practices law, it nevertheless has the possibility of resorting to the ordinary law of obligations, as shown by thejudgment in the delivered on 24 May 2017 in a case opposing a car dealer to the purchaser of his licensor's business (Paris, Pôle 5 ch. 4, 24 May 2017, RG n° 15/12129). While the licensor had, in parallel with the takeover of the business, terminated all the contracts concluded with the members of its distribution network, the purchaser had, for its part, invited the

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Muriel Chagny, Refusal to authorise a supplier to operate: The Paris Court of appeal reconciles competition law and general contract law (CATIA/FCA), 24 May 2017, Concurrences N° 3-2017, Art. N° 84790, www.concurrences.com

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