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Clause under a contract and significant imbalance in the parties’ rights

According to French commercial law, a contractual term or clause under a contract entered into between professionals or businesses may be annulled by the court if it causes a significant imbalance in the parties' rights and obligations arising ...

EU Regulation 2019/1150 « Platform to business »: the European Commission publishes guidelines

The EU Regulation 2019/1150 “Platform to business” imposes minimum obligations concerning pre-contractual information, the terms of termination or suspension of intermediation services, and transparency regarding the criteria used for ranki...

Clauses which limit the freedom to operate of the retailer after the end of the contract

Clauses which limit the freedom to operate of the retailer after the end of the contract must be limited to a period of one year. Decision #17/21498 by the Paris Court of Appeals dated June 1, 2020 Clauses which limit the freedom to operate of ...

Covid-19 & contract law : how to react in contractual relations ?

Situation 1 : What to invoke if you can't deliver a good or provide a service? Execution has become « impossible »                           Force majeure ...

COVID-19 and contract law : what if the best contractual solution was negotiation

France has just passed to stage 3 of the Covid19 epidemic that is currently sweeping through the country. Many sectors (tourism, transport, events, hotels, entertainment, culture, etc.) are already being impacted by the strong drop in demand and the ...