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Jean-Marc Leclerc and Stuart Freen
Published February 19, 2014
Encroachment can easily lead to conflict between an auto dealer and its factory. After all, dealers don’t exactly welcome the addition of nearby competitors selling the same products. Although in most cases there is language in contractual agreements giving factories the right to add new dealer points and to manage their networks as they see fit, courts have acted in a number of cases to stop encroachment.