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Silence is golden: ex-employees do not have to snitch on former employers

  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
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  • Netherlands
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  • May 9 2013

The Trade and Industry Appeals Tribunal has resolved a long-running dispute on the scope of a company's right to remain silent

Court stays proceedings in order to await ACM report

  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
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  • Netherlands
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  • January 9 2014

To prevent antitrust skeletons from coming out of the closet after an acquisition, it is advisable not only to perform due diligence, but also to keep an eye on the duration of the liability provisions in the purchase agreement

Amicus curiae: European Commission as willy-nilly best friend?

  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
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  • European Union, Netherlands
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  • June 30 2009

The European Court of Justice has ruled that the European Commission can intervene as amicus curiae in the appeal against the ruling by the District Court of Haarlem on the tax deductibility of fines imposed by the European Commission for cartel infringements

Dutch Supreme Court: far-reaching protection for official dealers

  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
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  • Netherlands
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  • January 14 2010

The Dutch Supreme Court, on last Friday, 8 January 2010, rendered an interesting and very favourable decision for companies using a system of selective distribution

Rotterdam District Court annuls the fine imposed on a waste collecting cartel over misuse of wiretaps

  • Stibbe
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  • Netherlands
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  • August 1 2013

On 11 July 2013 the Rotterdam District Court annulled a fine that was imposed by the ACM (at the time, known as the NMa) on companies for

Follow-on private antitrust damage suits in the EU: the Netherlands experience

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
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  • European Union, Netherlands
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  • November 18 2013

In the European Union (EU), unlike the United States, the availability of private antitrust actions has been extremely limited to date. Although the

Draft NMa guidelines on digital and analogue investigations published

  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
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  • Netherlands
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  • February 16 2010

The NMa published the consultation paper "NMa Procedure relating to analogue and digital investigations" on 8 January 2010

Parental liability

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • European Union, Netherlands
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  • October 11 2011

On 15 September 2011, the General Court annulled a fine of 31.66 million imposed by the European Commission on Koninklijke Grolsch NV (“Grolsch”) for its alleged participation in a cartel between Dutch beer producers (case T-23407 Koninklijke Grolsch NV v European Commission

The Gneral Court annuls the 31.66 EUR million fine imposed on Koninklijke Grolsch NV for its participation in a cartel on the Dutch beer market

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
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  • European Union, Netherlands
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  • October 7 2011

The General Court has handed down its judgment in the appeal by Koninklijke Grolsch NV against a Commission decision finding that it had infringed Article 101(1) TFEU by operating an illegal price-fixing cartel in the beer market in the Netherlands

Unlawful information exchange by public announcement

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • European Union, Netherlands
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  • February 25 2014

Two recent announcements by competition authorities provide a timely reminder of the wide application of competition law to communications that