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Access denied: damages claimants have to make do with EC’s public cartel decision

  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
  • -
  • European Union, Netherlands
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  • November 11 2013

Don't bank on the Transparency Regulation to give you access to the Commission's confidential cartel files to substantiate your civil damages claims

Before the courtsConstructive approach to construction fraud

  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
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  • Netherlands
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  • July 31 2010

The Trade and Industry Appeals Tribunal considers the NMa's approach to the construction fraud not unreasonable

Anti-competitive clauses: beware of civil enforcement risks

  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
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  • Netherlands
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  • February 10 2014

Beware of the civil enforcement risks of anti-competitive clauses when in contract negotiations. The Supreme Court recently confirmed that the cartel

Fast and precise: Dutch courts in cartel damages proceedings

  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
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  • Netherlands
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  • December 12 2013

The Netherlands appears to be an attractive jurisdiction for cartel damages proceedings for both cartel victims and cartel members. In two recent

Anticompetitive object of exclusive purchasing clause; Dutch Supreme Court and advocate general beg to differ on EU law

  • Van Doorne
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  • European Union, Netherlands
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  • November 5 2013

In its judgment of 25 October, the Dutch Supreme Court rules on the compatibility of an exclusive purchasing clause with the Dutch cartel prohibition

ECJ rules that a single meeting between competitors may constitute a cartel

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, Netherlands
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  • June 12 2009

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that a single meeting between five Dutch mobile phone operators, in which the companies discussed cutting the fees paid to phone dealers for subscriptions, is sufficient to establish a concerted practice in breach of competition rules

A Dutch court hands down the first substantive damages judgment in the Netherlands for an infringement of competition law

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • Netherlands
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  • February 27 2013

In a recent judgment, a District Court in the Netherlands (the DCA) handed down a judgment in what is the first substantive damages judgment in the

Sellers not liable for "gun-jumping"

  • Stibbe
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  • Netherlands
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  • May 11 2012

In its judgment of 24 February 2012 (LJN: BV6874) the Industry and Trade Appeals Tribunal (College van Beroep voor het bedrijfsleven, CBb) found that the statutory duty to notify a concentration to the NMa does not rest upon the seller to a transaction but on the purchaser only

Big brother deafened? ACM was wrong to use public prosecutor's telephone taps

  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
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  • Netherlands
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  • August 8 2013

The first personal cartel fines imposed by the Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM) were overturned by a recent ruling which concluded that the ACM was not allowed to use transcripts of wiretaps installed by the public prosecutor as evidence in its investigation of a possible cover pricing cartel

District Court of Central Netherlands awards damages for the abuse of dominance by operator of Payment Network

  • Stibbe
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  • Netherlands
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  • September 2 2013

On 10 July 2013, the District Court of Central Netherlands ruled that Equens abused its dominant position. The case was brought before the Court by a