Judgment of the Court (Fourth Chamber) of 19 April 2018

Conseils et mise en relations (CMR) SARL v Demeures terre et tradition SARL

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Cour de cassation (France)

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Self-employed commercial agents — Directive 86/653/EEC — Right of the commercial agent to an indemnity or compensation for damage following termination of the commercial agency contract — Article 17 — Exclusion from the right to indemnity in the event of termination of the contract during the trial period provided for in the contract

Case C-645/16


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
25/05/2018 Councils and mise en relations (CMR)
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2018:262
19/04/2018 Councils and mise en relations (CMR)
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Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2018:262
19/04/2018 Councils and mise en relations (CMR)
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2017:806
25/10/2017 Councils and mise en relations (CMR)
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Application (OJ)
17/02/2017 Councils and mise en relations (CMR)
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Reports of Cases

published in the electronic Reports of Cases (Court Reports - general)

Subject-matter

Information not available

Systematic classification scheme

1.
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.04 Free movement of persons and services
    4.04.02 Freedom of establishment
      4.04.02.01 The various activities


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

  • TFEU, Article 288 -L3 : paragraph 19
  • Directive 86/653 : paragraphs 16, 20, 26, 33
  • Directive 86/653 -A01 : paragraph 4
  • Directive 86/653 -A17 : paragraphs 1, 14, 30 - 32, 34 - 37
  • Directive 86/653 -A17P1 : paragraphs 5, 23, 24
  • Directive 86/653 -A17P2 : paragraphs 5, 13, 15, 21, 22, 28, 38
  • Directive 86/653 -A17P2LA : paragraph 27
  • Directive 86/653 -A17P2LB : paragraph 27
  • Directive 86/653 -A17P3 : paragraphs 5, 15, 21, 24, 27, 28, 38
  • Directive 86/653 -A18 : paragraphs 6, 31, 32, 34
  • Directive 86/653 -A19 : paragraphs 7, 32
  • Directive 86/653 -C2 : paragraph 3
  • Directive 86/653 -C3 : paragraph 3
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -381/98 -N21 : paragraph 34
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -465/04 -N22 : paragraph 34
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -348/07 -N21 : paragraph 35
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -203/09 -N42 : paragraph 31
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -184/12 -N39 : paragraph 34
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -477/13 -N26 : paragraph 22
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -645/16 : paragraphs 17, 20, 24, 26, 28, 32
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -48/16 -N41 : paragraph 33

Operative part

  • Interprets : Directive 86/653 -A17
  • Interprets : Directive 86/653 -A17P2
  • Interprets : Directive 86/653 -A17P3

Opinion

  • TFEU, Article 288 -P3 : point 33
  • Directive 86/653 : points 21, 30, 32, 34
  • Directive 86/653 -A01P1 : points 5, 22, 39
  • Directive 86/653 -A01P2 : points 5, 29, 41
  • Directive 86/653 -A07P1LA : point 25
  • Directive 86/653 -A14 : points 6, 33, 43, 44
  • Directive 86/653 -A15 : points 33, 43, 44
  • Directive 86/653 -A15P1 : point 7
  • Directive 86/653 -A15P2 : point 7
  • Directive 86/653 -A17 : points 1, 3, 11, 18, 23 - 25, 33, 35, 36, 39 - 41, 43 - 48, 51
  • Directive 86/653 -A17P1 : points 8, 37
  • Directive 86/653 -A17P2 : points 8, 17, 20, 31, 50
  • Directive 86/653 -A17P2LA : point 50
  • Directive 86/653 -A17P3 : points 8, 17, 20, 26, 31, 50
  • Directive 86/653 -A18 : points 9, 23, 33, 40, 45, 47 - 49
  • Directive 86/653 -A19 : points 10, 33, 40, 47
  • Directive 86/653 -C2 : point 4
  • Directive 86/653 -C3 : point 4
  • Commission - COM Document (Other than Draft Legislation) - 51996DC0364 : point 26
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -381/98 : point 24
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -381/98 -N21 : point 33
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -381/98 -N22 : point 47
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -456/98 -N13 : point 21
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -465/04 -N26 : point 26
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -3/04 -N25 : point 41
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -3/04 -N26 : point 41
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -465/04 : point 24
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -465/04 -N18 : point 22
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -465/04 -N19 : point 33
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -348/07 : point 24
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -348/07 -N21 : point 46
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -203/09 : point 24
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -203/09 -N42 : point 45
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -203/09 -N44 : point 50
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -184/12 -N39 : points 23, 33
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -184/12 -N40 : point 23
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -477/13 -N26 : point 36
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -315/14 -N24 : point 33
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -315/14 -N27 : point 26
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -117/14 -N36 : point 28
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -315/14 : point 24
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -315/14 -N33 : point 26
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -338/14 : point 24
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -338/14 -N21 : point 36
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -507/15 -N56 : point 22
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -507/15 : point 24
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -48/16 : point 24


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 15/12/2016

Date of the Opinion

  • 25/10/2017

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

19/04/2018


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 200 from 11.06.2018, p.12

Application: OJ C 70 from 06.03.2017, p.10

Name of the parties

Councils and mise en relations (CMR)

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Grignon, Philippe: Agence commerciale, période d'essai et indemnité compensatrice: mais plus encore..., La Semaine Juridique - entreprise et affaires 2018 nº 23 p.32-34 (FR)
  2. Otz, Nadine: Bei der Vertragsgestaltung – insbesondere bei der europaweiten Verwendung von Standarddokumentation – sind europarechtliche Implikationen und nationale Besonderheiten zu berücksichtigen, Betriebs-Berater 2018 n° 19 p.1040 (DE)
  3. Driguez, Laetitia: Contrat d'agent commercial, Europe 2018 juin Comm. nº 6 p.19 (FR)
  4. Leloup, Jean-Marie: Agence commerciale : arrêt de la Cour de justice de l'Union européenne, 4ème chambre, du 19 avril 2018 dans l'affaire C-645/16, Revue de jurisprudence commerciale 2018 N°3 p.263-265 (FR)
  5. Tlamycha, Jan: Monitoring judikatury Soudního dvora EU a Tribunálu, Období: 1. dubna – 17. května 2018, Jurisprudence : specialista na komentování judikatury 2018 nº 3 p.53-57 (CS)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Cour de cassation - France

Subject-matter

  • Freedom of establishment
  • Freedom to provide services

Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

quatrième chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Jürimäe

Advocate General

Szpunar

Language(s) of the Case

  • French

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • French