CASE COMMENTS: RESTRICTIVE PRACTICES – DISTRIBUTION NETWORK – PERSONNAL LIABILITY

Sudden termination: The French Supreme Court confirms the liability of a manufacturer for sudden termination when its subsidiaries and its franchisees when they do not have a decision-making independence (Blue Oceans Venture / Groupe Planet Sushi)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Groupe Planet Sushi, which specialises in the catering and delivery of Japanese cuisine, which it carries on, notably through its subsidiaries and its network of franchisees, is assigned by one of its service providers, Blue Oceans Venture, on the basis of an abrupt termination of an established commercial relationship. In the course of the proceedings, the service provider is put into liquidation and Groupe Planet Sushi claims that the Court of Appeal has set Blue Oceans Venture's claim against it for damages resulting from the abrupt termination. In support of its appeal, Groupe Planet Sushi develops the argument that an established commercial

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Frédéric Buy, Sudden termination: The French Supreme Court confirms the liability of a manufacturer for sudden termination when its subsidiaries and its franchisees when they do not have a decision-making independence (Blue Oceans Venture / Groupe Planet Sushi), 5 July 2016, Concurrences Nº 4-2016, Art. N° 82157, p. 124

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