Commercial litigation

Restrictive trade practices

The firm is involved at every stage of proceedings relating to restrictive trade practices.
The firm has developed extensive experience in relation to unfair competition claims: disorganization of a competitor, parasitic behavior, denigration.

We also assist our clients in disputes arising from their commercial relations with suppliers and competitors: pre-litigation negotiations, settlement negotiations and court proceedings for illegal breach of on-going commercial relations.

The firm has developed a specific experience in the field of alternative dispute resolution by participating actively in the working group with the President of the Tribunal de Commerce de Paris.

Anti-competitive practices

We assist our clients in investigations carried out by the Competition Authority in France and by the European Commission in Brussels (abuse of dominant position or agreement) and their consequences.
The firm is involved in all the stages of the proceedings (during dawn raids and seizures, hearings by the rapporteur, statement of objections, proceedings and appeals).

Distribution – Unfair pricing practices

We assist our clients in setting up their distribution network. We also assist our clients, both suppliers and distributors, in drafting their general terms and conditions, pricing structures and commercial cooperation agreements.

Franchising

The firm is involved in the drafting and negotiation of franchise agreements, in setting up networks, as well as in related disputes.
The firm has developed a specific experience in the field of alternative dispute resolution by participating actively in the working group with the President of the Tribunal de Commerce de Paris.

Anti-competitive practices

We assist our clients in investigations carried out by the Competition Authority in France and by the European Commission in Brussels (abuse of dominant position or agreement) and their consequences.
The firm is involved in all the stages of the proceedings (during dawn raids and seizures, hearings by the rapporteur, statement of objections, proceedings and appeals)

Distribution – Unfair pricing practices

We assist our clients in setting up their distribution network. We also assist our clients, both suppliers and distributors, in drafting their general terms and conditions, pricing structures and commercial cooperation agreements.

Franchising

The firm is involved in the drafting and negotiation of franchise agreements, in setting up networks, as well as in related disputes.