Authors

Floriane Cadio de Kermainguy

Associate

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Axel Ferly

Associate

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Ján Lazur, LL.M.

Partner

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Fanny Levy

Associate

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Tim Mimpen

Associate

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Mark Owen

Partner

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Dr. Benedikt Rohrßen

Salary partner

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Juraj Sýrny, LL.M.

Associate

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Grégoire Toulouse

Partner

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Xuyang Zhu

Senior associate

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Authors

Floriane Cadio de Kermainguy

Associate

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Axel Ferly

Associate

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Ján Lazur, LL.M.

Partner

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Fanny Levy

Associate

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Tim Mimpen

Associate

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Mark Owen

Partner

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Dr. Benedikt Rohrßen

Salary partner

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Juraj Sýrny, LL.M.

Associate

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Grégoire Toulouse

Partner

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Xuyang Zhu

Senior associate

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17 February 2020

Franchise & Distribution Newsletter n°22

FRANCE

  • Further clarifications on sudden termination of established business relationships.
  • Significant Imbalance: the importance of evidence of the lack of effective negotiation.
  • The forfeiture clause of which the cost is deterrent may be reclassified as a penalty clause.
  • Termination of a distribution agreement to the exclusive fault of the manufacturer for failure to deliver 12% of the distributor's orders.

GERMANY

  • Unlawful restrictions of competition: Restrictions of sales by territory or customer groups
  • Distribution & Data Protection: Principals cannot refuse to provide book extracts due to the GDPR

UNITED KINGDOM

  • Brexit - nothing changes until everything changes
  • CJEU rules on Member State jurisdiction over online EU trade mark infringement


NETHERLANDS

  • Advice from the Counsel of State regarding the draft bill franchise
  • Update on the Netherlands Commercial Court


SLOVAKIA

  • New information obligations under EU law applicable to sellers of foodstuffs in Slovakia


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