The termination of a motorbike dealership contract can be justified by the breach of a confidentiality clause inserted in another contract signed with the manufacturer.
Étiquette : contract
Invoices in France must include two new mandatory statements
Invoices, under french law, need to contain specific information defined by article L441-9 (previously article L441-3) of the French commercial code.
Two new items have been added to the list of mandatory information. This updated provision is applicable since the 1st of October 2019.
Calculating indemnities for the sudden termination of established commercial relations.
Disputes concerning the sudden termination of commercial relations firstly raise the question of the reasonable notice period. This first question is already complex and can lead to long debates. If the sudden or brutal termination is established, the damage resulting from this termination must also be assessed. The assessment of indemnities is also a source of …
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How many signatures for a person intervening in an act in a dual capacity?
In practice, it often happens that a person intervenes in a contract in several positions. It may indeed be that the same person intervenes on his own behalf and on behalf of another person (company, association, other natural person, etc.). The question then is whether the person must sign one or several times. This decision …
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Sudden termination of a supplier / distributor relationship : tort or contractual ?
The Court of cassation applying the CJEU case law ruled that "an action for damages founded on an abrupt termination of a long-standing business relationship is not a matter relating to tort, delict or quasi-delict within the meaning regulation 44/2001 if a tacit contractual relationship existed between parties." (Cour de cassation, Commercial chamber, September 20, 2017 …
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Notification for a non-renewal of a commercial agency contract by an agent and his right for compensation
A commercial agent who refused to conclude a new contract when it ended did not take the initiative to terminate the contract. The commercial agent is therefore entitled to receive compensation.
Commercial contracts: the arbitration clause, its drafting, its effects
The mere reference in a commercial contract to an arbitration center cannot challenge the purely optional nature of an arbitration clause inserted in the General Conditions. Cour de cassation, Civil Chamber 1, 12 June 2013, Appeal number 12-22656 Company A replaced turbo generators in a factory. The Company B installed these generators. Malfunctions occured due …
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The sudden termination of established commercial relations can be used by a third party to claim damages
The Court of cassation ruled in a decision rendered on the 6th of September 2011 that a third party could use the sudden termination of a commercial relation to claim indemnities if this termination also caused a prejudice to this third party. Cour de cassation, 6 septembre 2011, Chambre commerciale, pourvoi n°10-11975 An import-export company …
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