ALERTS: DISTRIBUTION - TERMINATION OF COMMERCIAL RELATIONS - BREACH OF CONTRACT - CONTRACTUAL FREEDOM

Termination of commercial relations: The Paris Court of Appeals adopts a realistic approach in its assessment of brutality, in line with the interpretation of the French Supreme Court (Prodif Réunion)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In the judgment under comment, a distributor criticises the supplier for having abruptly and abusively terminated their business relationship. It is not disputed that the partners had had an established commercial relationship for five years, the supplier of first aid products and food supplements having entrusted the distributor with the marketing of its brands. Subsequently, the supplier notified its contracting partner of the end of their business relationship, giving six months' notice. Dissatisfied, the distributor sued him for compensation, on the basis of Article L. 442-6, I, 5°, for the brutality of the termination, and under the ordinary law of

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Anouk Bories, Termination of commercial relations: The Paris Court of Appeals adopts a realistic approach in its assessment of brutality, in line with the interpretation of the French Supreme Court (Prodif Réunion), 21 March 2018, Concurrences N° 3-2018, Art. N° 86764, www.concurrences.com

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