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The Trade and Industry Appeals Tribunal upheld a judgment annulling a fine in the home care sector due to a lack of conclusive evidence
  • Stibbe
  • Netherlands
  • January 6 2015

On 18 December 2014, the Trade and Industry Appeals Tribunal ("Tribunal") upheld a judgment of the District Court of Rotterdam ("District Court"


The ACM reduced cartel fines for launderettes for excessive duration of its own administrative procedure
  • Stibbe
  • Netherlands
  • September 1 2014

On 15 August 2014, the Dutch Authority for Consumers and Markets ("ACM") published its decision on the administrative appeal of four companies, which


ACM’s decision in the AstraZeneca case: from cartel paradise to monopoly paradise?
  • Maverick Advocaten NV
  • Netherlands
  • January 5 2015

ACM recently announced that after four years it has closed its investigation into possible abuse of a dominant position by AstraZeneca. The


Besluit van ACM in de AstraZeneca-zaak: van kartelparadijs naar monopolieparadijs?
  • Maverick Advocaten NV
  • Netherlands
  • December 29 2014

Onlangs maakte ACM bekend na vier jaar haar onderzoek naar mogelijk misbruik van machtspositie door AstraZeneca te sluiten. Onderwerp van dit


District court rules on a complaint that an incentive programme relating to chocolate displays was in violation of competition law
  • Stibbe
  • Netherlands
  • September 2 2013

On 7 August 2013, the District Court of East Brabant (the "Court") issued an interim decision in a case between Mars and Nestlé (232816 HA


Non-compete clause in employment contract does not conflict with competition law
  • Bird & Bird
  • Netherlands
  • June 19 2013

The Dutch Court of Appeal has held that a post-term restriction on a managing director in a relationship agreement did not infringe the Dutch


Dutch court annuls cartel decision for home care services providers
  • Bird & Bird
  • Netherlands
  • June 19 2013

The Courts of Rotterdam have annulled a combined 5 million Euro fine imposed by the Dutch Competition Authority ("NMa") relating to a cartel between


Court of Appeal Amsterdam rules that duty imposed on members of trade association to purchase software violates competition law
  • Stibbe
  • Netherlands
  • August 2 2012

The Court of Appeal Amsterdam handed down an interesting judgment (LJN: BX0460) in a civil case in which it ruled that an obligation imposed on the members of a trade association to exclusively purchase certain software violates article 6 of the Dutch Competition Act (the equivalent of article 101 of the TFEU


Court of Appeal Arnhem declares exclusive purchase clause with a duration of twenty years void
  • Stibbe
  • Netherlands
  • August 2 2012

This case (LJN: BX0258) dealt with an operating agreement, which stipulated that the operator of a petrol station was obliged to exclusively purchase fuels from BP during a twenty year period


Despite arbitration clauses, District Court of the Central Netherlands is competent to hear follow-on antitrust damages claims
  • Stibbe
  • Netherlands
  • January 7 2014

On 27 November 2013, the District Court of Central Netherlands declared itself competent to rule on antitrust damages claims against five Dutch