Our Practices

Retail sales and distribution law

We prepare and negotiate retailing distribution agreements and handle related litigation:

  • commercial representation: commission agents, commercial agents, brokers;
  • negotiations between suppliers and distributors based on new regulations on French competition-restricting practices ("LME"), Hamon & Macron Acts;
  • exclusive distribution, selective distribution agreements;
  • commercial or industrial franchise or master-franchise agreements and commission affiliation agreement;
  • exclusive or non-exclusive supply;
  • supply agreements;
  • structuring of purchasing offices;
  • manufacturing and distribution licenses;
  • logistics, GPA, category management;
  • transportation pooling;
  • standard terms and conditions, commercial cooperation, promotional mandates, price protection, special deal offers;
  • e-commerce, distance selling and off-premises selling;
  • protection of personal data;
  • sales promotion;
  • IT contracts.

We act in an advisory capacity, and assist in negotiations and litigation relating to sudden terminations of established business relationships, restrictive practices, anti-competitive practices and unfair business practices.