Rennes Court of Appeal, 13 March 2018, M. François C. v. Société PSE Print Solution Entreprise SAS and others, no. 16/00477

A founding shareholder (the seller) sells the entirety of his company’s share capital (the sold company) to another company (the buyer). The agreement contains a non-competition clause which binds the seller. However, the seller violates this clause by acquiring shares, via his spouse, in a rival company. The sold company brings a tort action against [...]