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Distribution & Franchising

Our firm has cutting-edge expertise in the distribution and franchising sectors, representing distributors and franchisees as well as franchisors and large-scale distributors in disputes relating to the termination of contracts, the termination of established commercial relations without notice or the breach of non-compete clauses.

Our recent track record

  • Representing a company manufacturing medical equipment in a dispute brought before the Commercial Court of Paris, concerning the sudden termination without notice of established commercial relations with a distributor in North Africa.
  • Representing a Middle Eastern company in an ICC arbitration against one of the world’s leading food companies following the termination of exclusive distribution contracts for food products in several Gulf countries.
  • Representing a manufacturer of orthopaedic equipment in a dispute with one of the members of its distribution network in Asia regarding the early termination of a distribution contract.
  • Representing a group of Australian pharmaceutical companies specialising in the distribution of food supplements in Australia and New Zealand in UNCITRAL proceedings.
  • Representing a franchisee against a franchisor in ad hoc proceedings concerning the breach of a non-compete clause.
  • Representing a retail franchisor in a dispute before the Commercial Court and the Court of Appeal of Paris concerning the termination of the franchise agreement with its franchisee for negligence.
  • Representing an Italian company in an ICC arbitration against a telephone operator concerning the termination without notice of established commercial relations.
  • Representing a Belgian company before the Court of Appeal of Paris in proceedings against a Brazilian company for the annulment of an award in a dispute concerning the termination of a distribution agreement.
  • Representing an Italian company before the Court of Appeal of Paris in proceedings against an American company, for the annulment of an ICC award made in a dispute concerning the termination of a distribution contract.
  • Representing a Moroccan medical equipment distributor in a SAC arbitration concerning the termination by a Swiss pharmaceutical company of an agency agreement.

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