10 February 2020

Exclusive distribution: Sudden termination of established commercial relationship
Thirteen months’ notice is sufficient to terminate an established business relationship of fifteen years and eight months.
Court of Cassation, commercial chamber, 29 January 2020, LawLex20200000152JBJ

Franchise: Relationship to other networks
The transfer of a goodwill business at a derisory price, the waiving of debt and excessively long payment deadlines granted by a franchisor do not constitute acts of unfair competition with respect to franchisees of other networks.
Court of Cassation, commercial chamber, 29 January 2020, LawLex20200000158JBJ