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Selective distribution: The Paris Court of Appeal states that an authorised distributor has no vested right to the indefinite continuation of a selective distribution contract (Hyundai)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In a judgment delivered on 31 July 2019under the chairmanship of Laurent Bedouet, Counsellor acting as President, Chamber 5-4 of the Paris Court of Appeal has come to affirm in a somewhat peremptory manner that an authorised distributor has no acquired right to the indefinite continuation of a selective distribution contract since any economic operator can choose its commercial partners independently. In the case in point, Hyundai Motor France notified, on 27 June 2012, to its entire distribution network, and therefore to a dealer located east of the Lyon area, the termination of the distributor agreement for the sale of new Hyundai vehicles and

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Alain Ronzano, Selective distribution: The Paris Court of Appeal states that an authorised distributor has no vested right to the indefinite continuation of a selective distribution contract (Hyundai), 31 July 2019, Concurrences N° 4-2019, Art. N° 91523, www.concurrences.com

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