ALERTS: UNFAIR COMMERCIAL PRACTICES – BURDEN OF PROOF – UNFAIR COMPETITION – DAMAGES – PUBLIC ORDER – BELOW-COST RESALE PRICE

Payment regulation: The French Supreme Civil Court requires at least a summary analysis by the Courts of the evidences during an unfair competition lawsuit for payment terms regulation infringement (Agora / Speed Rabbit Pizza, Domino’s Pizza France et DPFC)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Facts. The companies Speed Rabbit pizza (hereinafter "Rabbit") and Domino's pizza France (hereinafter "Domino") specialise in the sale of delivered and take-away pizzas. They operate through a franchise network. A subsidiary of Domino, the company DPFC (hereinafter "DPFC"), which is also a Domino franchisee, operated a sales outlet in Sceaux, not far from that of the company Agora (hereinafter "Agora") in Bourg-la-Reine, which is also a Rabbit franchisee. During the period in dispute, DPFC was dissolved and its assets were transferred to Domino. Agora accused Domino and DPFC of acts of unfair competition consisting in particular in granting payment terms

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  • Jean-Michel Vertut - Avocat (Montpellier)

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Jean-Michel Vertut, Payment regulation: The French Supreme Civil Court requires at least a summary analysis by the Courts of the evidences during an unfair competition lawsuit for payment terms regulation infringement (Agora / Speed Rabbit Pizza, Domino’s Pizza France et DPFC), 30 September 2020, Concurrences N° 4-2020, Art. N° 98621, www.concurrences.com

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