Notice period: The Paris Court of Appeal delivers a ruling on the commercial agent’s right to be given notice and to be compensated in the case of a succession of agency agreements (Olivier C. / Bonne Etoile)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Although the question of the possibility for an estate agent to use the services of a commercial agent has now been settled (L. n° 70-9, 2 Jan. 1970, Art. 4, from L. n° 2006-972, 13 Jul. 2006, Art. 97), the determination of the rights of the commercial agent on termination of relations with the principal made up of a succession of contracts is likely to pose, in this field of activity as in others, difficulties to which the judgment under comment has partly responded. In this case, Bonne étoile, a real estate agent, entered into a commercial agency agreement with Mr. Z on January 5, 2011, without entrusting him with a geographic area or, in all likelihood, a

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