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Dutch antitrust watchdog fines investment firms as part of flour cartel
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Netherlands
  • March 5 2015

Private equity firms can be held liable for cartel infringements of their portfolio-companies. This has been confirmed by the judgment of the EU


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


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 District Court of the Hague rejected a claim that assignments of cartel damage claims to claim vehicle CDC were contrary to public morals
  • Stibbe
  • Netherlands, European Union
  • January 6 2015

In 2011, CDC Project 14 SA ("CDC"), a subsidiary of CDC Cartel Damages Claims Holding SA ("CDC SA"), filed a claim against Shell Petroleum N.V. and


The District Court of Rotterdam reduced by 10 several fines for manipulating foreclosure real estate sales
  • Stibbe
  • Netherlands
  • January 6 2015

On 18 December 2014, the District Court of Rotterdam ("District Court") released three judgments in relation to appeals lodged against fines imposed


Amsterdam District Court considered duplicate action to create jurisdiction not an abuse of process
  • Stibbe
  • Netherlands
  • February 2 2015

In a judgment of 7 January 2015, the District Court of Amsterdam ruled that it has jurisdiction over antitrust "follow-on" claims instituted by claim


Limburg District Court accepted jurisdiction in damages claim against immunity applicants
  • Stibbe
  • Netherlands
  • April 1 2015

On 25 February 2015, the District Court of Limburg ("District Court") rendered a judgment on various preliminary issues in an antitrust damage case


Amsterdam District Court ruled that EU Commission is best placed to decide on disclosure of its cartel decisions
  • Stibbe
  • Netherlands
  • April 1 2015

In a judgment of 27 March 2015, the District Court of Amsterdam ("District Court") dismissed claims from claim vehicle Equilib that certain


Court rejects passing-on defence and itself assesses cartel damage
  • Maverick Advocaten NV
  • Netherlands
  • July 7 2015

In a noteworthy judgment of 10 June 2015, the Court of Gelderland ordered Alstom to pay TenneT EUR 14.1 million in damages on the grounds of the role


Dutch court rejects passing-on defence: full amount of damages claimed should be paid
  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
  • Netherlands
  • July 6 2015

A district court in the Netherlands recently ruled that Alstom should pay EUR 14.1 million - the full amount of cartel damages claimed - to TenneT