CASE COMMENTS: UNFAIR COMMERCIAL PRACTICES - TARIFF TRANSPARENCY - CIVIL SANCTIONS

Price transparency: The Aix Court of Appeal judges that price reductions are not inapplicable for the sole reason that they have not been mentioned in the written agreement (Immomedia Communication & Exclusive Media / Imaye Graphic)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Litigation over "written agreements" is rare enough to draw the reader's attention to the judgment handed down by the Aix Court of Appeal on 28 May 2020. The question that was asked there was most interesting from a practical point of view: does the fact that a service provider has not concluded an agreement, and therefore has not mentioned its pricing conditions in it, prohibit it from opposing them to its partner? In the present case, a printer had announced to two companies publishing property magazines that they would continue to work together with a return to a 25 % discount instead of 55 %, specifying that this was not a return to

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Frédéric Buy, Price transparency: The Aix Court of Appeal judges that price reductions are not inapplicable for the sole reason that they have not been mentioned in the written agreement (Immomedia Communication & Exclusive Media / Imaye Graphic), 28 May 2020, Concurrences N° 4-2020, Art. N° 97643, pp. 149-150

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