ALERTS: DISTRIBUTION - UNFAIR PRACTICES - CONSUMER LOAN - PRICE - MOBILE TELEPHONY

Low prices: The French Supreme Court judges on an action on unfair competition concerning consumer credit (SFR / Free mobile)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Consumer law is multi-faceted. In addition to its primary function of protecting the consumer deemed to be the "weaker party" to the contract, it is a formidable tool for regulating the market with regard to unfair competition actions. Such is the case in the dispute between the French Radiotelephone Company (SFR) and the company FREE mobile (FREE). SFR offered so-called "Carré" packages offering consumers a choice between a subscription to a telephony service without purchasing a mobile phone and a package associated with the purchase of a mobile phone. In the latter case, the consumer still had the choice between either purchasing the mobile phone at a

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Karine Biancone, Low prices: The French Supreme Court judges on an action on unfair competition concerning consumer credit (SFR / Free mobile), 7 March 2018, Concurrences N° 3-2018, Art. N° 86832, www.concurrences.com

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