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Distribution Law

Distribution consists of a chain of economic players where each plays a specific role, from the production, manufacturing and importation to the end consumer, relying on intermediaries and logistics teams.
Each player, at every step of the value chain, will seek to generate a maximum profit margin, causing abuse--whether voluntary or not.

The Grall & Associés teams assist you, both in anticipating and in handling any difficulty arising from the implementation of Distribution Law.

Areas of expertise

  • Setting up distribution networks at French and European levels: selective distribution, brand licence, exclusive dealership, commission payable on the sale, automobile distribution, franchising, sales agency, etc.
  • Determining the strategy and the most appropriate legal framework,
  • Distribution over the Internet / e-commerce / dual pricing
  • Umbrella organisations for purchase / referencing,
  • Logistics agreements.

 Payment periods

  • Assistance during government audits (Directorate-General for Competition, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Prevention (DGCCRF) / Regional Directorate of Business, Employment, Competition, Consumption, and Professional Training (DIRECCTE)) and monitoring of procedures, including before the administrative courts.

 

Termination of business relations

Grall & Associés allows you to anticipate and tactically prepare any form of termination of established business relations, but also manage the situation if it happens to you and how to respond at that time.

 

E-commerce

  • Creating commercial and marketplace websites,
  • Drafting of legal notices and general terms and conditions of use (GTCU) for commercial websites,
  • Drafting of general terms and conditions of sale (GTCS) for commercial websites,
  • Advice on personal data collection / use of cookies,
  • Support in the context of inspections by the CNIL (French Data Protection Agency) / DGCCRF.

 

 Consulting and litigation