29
Sat, Feb
56 New Articles

SPCG Successful for Tesco Polska in Polish Court of Appeal

SPCG Successful for Tesco Polska in Polish Court of Appeal

Poland
Typography

SPCG is reporting that it successfully represented Tesco Polska in the Poland's Court of Appeal in a dispute involving trade bonuses (cash bonuses) and logistic discounts related to the takeover of the obligation to deliver supplies from the central warehouse of the retail chain to Tesco Polska stores.

According to SPCG, "the Court of First Instance and the Court of Appeal in Krakow fully upheld Tesco Polska's allegations, stating that the logistic discount and the bonus (cash bonus) due to the achievement of a certain sales volume constitute in fact a discount that is part of the trade margin within the meaning of art. 15 sec. 1 pt. 4 of the Act on Combating Unfair Competition, and that their collection does not violate the interests of the supplier within the meaning of Art. Article 3 of the Law on Combating Unfair Competition. As a consequence, the claim for reimbursement to the supplier of the bonuses on the market and such discounts granted to the retail network was entirely rejected. The appeal of the plaintiff was also dismissed from the commercial court judgment of the Court of First Instance."

The SPCG team representing Tesco Polska consisted of Partner Jakub Gorski and Senior Associate Pawel Wec.

Poland Knowledge Partner

Penteris is a law firm combining in-depth expertise, robust advice, and a pan-regional reach.

We provide full-service business law advice within five sector lines: Energy & natural resources, Financial institutions, Private equity, Real estate, and Retail.

On the market since 2001, we were originally part of a Scandinavian law firm and then a founding office of a pan-Baltic organisation.

Our attorneys will work closely with you, providing you with the hard skills, service-minded know-how, and legal expertise that will keep you secure while you lead the market.

Our skills are at your disposal:

  • Expertise and passion wrapped up in a personal service
  • Close-knit team providing a multidisciplinary approach
  • Ability to listen, understand, and deliver for the tangible benefit of the client.

The team continues to be internationally recognised year on year, most recently by Chambers Global 2019, Chambers Europe 2019, and The Legal 500 EMEA 2019.

Firm's website: https://penteris.com

Our Latest Issue