Published on 1 March 2011 by Thomas Caveng

Canal+ Events secures the conviction the group of companies headed by Mr. Gilles Moretton

By judgment dated February 2, 2011, the Commercial Court of Lyon entered a judgment against the company Gones & Sports and its subsidiary SPSM for unfair competition practices to the detriment of Canal+ Events. It is the first decision issued in the framework of the disputes between the group owned by Gilles Moretton and Groupe Canal+ following the sale of Occade Sport, a company specialized in sports event marketing and management services, to Groupe Canal+ in February 2008.

The Commercial Court of Lyon held that Gones & Sports, the holding company of the group owned by Mr. Moretton, and its subsidiary disloyally took over the 15,000-seat multisport arena project developed by Occade Sport, renamed Canal+ Events following its sale to Groupe Canal+. Canal+ Events was represented by Jean-Luc Soulier.

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