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Franchising

10 November 2020
Raphael Mellerio Post-term non-compete clauses in franchise agreements becoming more challenging to enforce

France - Aramis Law Firm

In practice, non-compete clauses are often enforced in France if they meet the general conditions required for the validity of non-compete clauses under French law. However, this traditionally favourable approach to post-term non-compete clauses in franchise agreements was overturned by the Macron Act 2015 in relation to retail businesses. A recent Paris Court of Appeal decision provides an interesting illustration of this new provision in the retail sector.

Author: Raphael Mellerio
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