CASE COMMENTS: DISTRIBUTION – FRANCE – FRANCHISE – PARTNERSHIP CONTRACT – FRANCHISING AGREEMENT – DISTINCTION

Franchising agreement: The Aix-en-Provence Court of Appeal rules that the partnership contract must be distinguished from the franchise contract (Martanca / Cibos)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The practice is never short of contractual innovations, as the new figure of the partnership contract has shown in recent years. Presented as a more collaborative alternative and above all less cumbersome to implement than franchising, the formula has everything to seduce apprentice franchisors who wish to create a network without waiting to develop the notoriety of their brand and without prior experimentation of their know-how. The decision rendered last June 21 by the Court of Appeal of Aix-en-Provence (Lettre distribu. sept. 2018, p. 3, obs. F. Leclerc) is part of this context and enshrines the originality of the partnership contract to excuse the

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Nicolas Éréséo, Franchising agreement: The Aix-en-Provence Court of Appeal rules that the partnership contract must be distinguished from the franchise contract (Martanca / Cibos), 21 June 2018, Concurrences N° 4-2018, Art. N° 88257, pp. 128-130

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