ALERTS: SELECTIVE DISTRIBUTION - FRANCE - REFORM - PROHIBITION - DISTANCE SELLING

Selective distribution: The Paris Court of Appeal amends a decision of the French Competition Authority in the case of the prohibition, for safety reasons, of the distance sale of chainsaws and other brushcutters (Stihl)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 17 October 2019, Chamber 5-7 of the Paris Court of Appeals delivered its judgement https://lactu-concurrence.us14.list... in the case of the prohibition, justified on safety grounds, of the distance selling of chainsaws and other brush cutters of the brand Stihl. In a questionable ruling that is not free of contradictions, the Paris Court of Appeals reformed at least Decision No. 18-D-23 dated 24 October 2018 of the Competition Authority. Not only does the Paris Court confirm the existence of a restriction by object, including for the period after 2014, from which the prohibition on distance selling was limited to tools - chainsaws and other

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Alain Ronzano, Selective distribution: The Paris Court of Appeal amends a decision of the French Competition Authority in the case of the prohibition, for safety reasons, of the distance sale of chainsaws and other brushcutters (Stihl), 17 October 2019, Concurrences N° 3-2019, Art. N° 92063, www.concurrences.com

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