CASE COMMENTS: UNFAIR COMMERCIAL PRACTICES – SUDDEN BREACH OF ESTABLISHED COMMERCIAL RELATIONSHIPS – JURISDICTION CLAUSE – EFFICIENCY

Jurisdiction clause: The French Supreme Court retains the application of a jurisdiction clause to a dispute relating to the sudden breach of established commercial relationships (DSL Distribution c/ Wiesenhof International)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Wiesenhof, a company incorporated under German law for the production and marketing of poultry, which has been doing business with a wholesale company since 2005, has announced to its business partner that it is discontinuing its services. A letter dated 25 April 2012 to this effect set the date for the termination of benefits as 1 July 2012. Invoking an abrupt termination of the established commercial relationship - within the meaning of Article L. 442-6, I, 5° C. com. -the business partner sued the German company before the Commercial Court of Paris for compensation for the resulting damage. The answer was not long in coming. The German

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  • University Littoral-Cote d’Opale (Boulogne/Mer)

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Valérie Durand, Jurisdiction clause: The French Supreme Court retains the application of a jurisdiction clause to a dispute relating to the sudden breach of established commercial relationships (DSL Distribution c/ Wiesenhof International), 5 July 2017, Concurrences N° 4-2017, Art. N° 85198, pp. 122-123

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