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Distribution and Consumer Law

Advice and Counseling:

Day to day assistance to and counseling of companies:

Drafting and enforcement of all types of commercial transactions:

  • Agreements entered into with suppliers: general terms and conditions of purchase, specific conditions of sale, commercial cooperation agreements, supply, procurement contracts, supplier listing agreements, sub-contracts
  • Agreements entered into with distributors: general terms and conditions of sale, exclusive or selective distribution agreements, franchise agreements, concession agreements, commission-affiliation agreements, trademarks, patents and designs license agreements, know how transfer agreements, commercial agency agreements, broker agreements, consignment agreements
  • Agreements entered into with consumers: general conditions of sale, including general conditions of use of a web site, sale and services agreements

in the implementation of their commercial policies:

  • Audit of networks, commercial practices and existing agreements
  • Choice of type of network and distribution agreements most suited to the business strategies
  • Pricing policy (method of pricing, discount and rebates), sale methods (bundling, delivery times and payment terms...), opening of stores on Sundays (restricted in France)
  • Products regulations (quality standards, labeling, certification, products liability...)

in the context of sale to customers:

  • Distance selling, door-step selling
  • Unfair, misleading and aggressive practices, unfair terms
  • Sales, promotions, sales with bonuses, bundling, gifts, lottery
  • Advertising on any medium and for any product: comparative advertising, prohibited or regulated advertising (tobacco, alcohol, pharmaceuticals)
  • Setting up of clients database and declarations to CNIL (French independent administrative authority protecting privacy and personal data)

Pre-litigation and Litigation:

  • Assistance in the termination of distribution agreements: check of formal conditions and applicable time limits and notice periods
  • Assistance, counseling and representation, of plaintiff or defendants, concerning the interpretation, execution, performance and termination of distribution agreements or transactions concluded with consumers
  • Assistance, counseling and representation of businesses audited by the General Directorate for Competition, Consumer affairs and Prevention of Fraud (D.G.C.C.R.F.) and before any relevant jurisdictions



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