ALERTS: UNILATERAL PRACTICES - ABUSE - SIGNIFICANT IMBALANCE - SUDDEN BREAK OF ESTABLISHED BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS - SANCTION

Sudden break: The Paris Court of appeal rules in a sudden break of established business relationships, on a settlement of accounts between a supplier and one of its ex distributor, and studies the combination of new rules from the French Commercial code (JD Services / Brico Dépot)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The Order of 24 April 2019 reforming Title IV reflects a desire on the part of the public authorities to approach the various restrictive practices according to an approach which, although minimalist in terms of the wording of what is prohibited, is nonetheless firm. Not without a somewhat provocative and challenging note of the current occupation of both the judicial and media space by the "significant imbalance", the two - and only - tools for fighting abuses of negotiation housed in points 1° and 2° of Article L. 442-1 of the Commercial Code, lead us to imagine what the future could be for the implementation of the mechanism for settling accounts between

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  • Jean-Michel Vertut - Avocat (Montpellier)

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Jean-Michel Vertut, Sudden break: The Paris Court of appeal rules in a sudden break of established business relationships, on a settlement of accounts between a supplier and one of its ex distributor, and studies the combination of new rules from the French Commercial code (JD Services / Brico Dépot), 31 July 2019, Concurrences N° 4-2019, Art. N° 92222, www.concurrences.com

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