4 November 2019

Franchise: Transfer of know-how
A franchisor who ceases its role as central purchasing agency, which is presented as an essential element of its concept, replacing it with a referencing system for suppliers which franchisees must contact directly, leading to an increase of their operating costs and a corresponding decline in profitability, is seriously in breach of its obligations.
CA Amiens, 24 October 2019, LawLex201900001261JBJ

Motor vehicle distribution: Quantitative selection
The quantitative criteria defined is a matter for the discretion of the head of the network.
CA Paris, 23 October 2019, LawLex201900001273JBJ

Motor vehicle distribution: Quantitative selection
Contractual good faith does not require the supplier at the head of a quantitative selective distribution network to justify a refusal to approve a distributor.
CA Paris, 23 October 2019, LawLex201900001273JBJ