CAS COMMENTS: DISTRIBUTION - COMMERCIAL AGENCY - INDEMNITY FOR TERMINATION OF CONTRACT

Non-renewal: The French Supreme Court considers that the le rejection of the contract renewal proposed by the mandate does not exclude the commercial agent’s right to compensation for termination of the contract (La Diffusion Sofradif / Elsevier Masson)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The termination of relations between a commercial agent and his principal entitles the agent to compensation from his principal, the purpose of which is to make good the prejudice which the termination of relations causes him for the future (art. L. 134-12 C. com.). However, such a right to compensation disappears, in particular when the termination of the contract is caused by a serious fault committed by the agent or when the agent himself has taken the initiative (art. L. 134-13, 1° and 2° C. com.). In the commented judgment, the Court of Cassation was questioned as to whether an agent who refuses a proposal for a new contract, formulated by his

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Dominique Ferré, Non-renewal: The French Supreme Court considers that the le rejection of the contract renewal proposed by the mandate does not exclude the commercial agent’s right to compensation for termination of the contract (La Diffusion Sofradif / Elsevier Masson), 21 June 2017, Concurrences N° 3-2017, Art. N° 84418, pp. 82-83

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