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EU - Hof van justitie
  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
  • European Union, Netherlands
  • April 30 2014

Gevoegde zaken C-23111 P en C-23311 P, Commissie Siemens AG Österreich e.a., 10 April 2014 (art. 101 VWEU (oud art. 81 EG), markt voor projecten


District court anchors follow-on damages claim in the Netherlands
  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
  • Netherlands
  • July 31 2014

The District Court of Amsterdam recently found itself competent to rule on damages claims against the non-Dutch participants of a sodium chlorate


AstraZeneca - CJEU's decision re. abuse of dominant position (Losec)
  • NautaDutilh
  • European Union, Netherlands
  • December 7 2012

In a judgment of 6 December 2012, the Court of Justice dismissed AstraZeneca's appeal against the General Court's decision that the company had abused its dominant position with respect to its blockbuster anti-ulcer drug, Losec


Chocolate war at the petrol pumps: anti-competitive effect of Mars bonus programme
  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
  • Netherlands
  • November 7 2013

Beware of competition rules when introducing incentive programmes


Dutch courts have no need for antitrust damages directive
  • Maverick Advocaten NV
  • Netherlands
  • February 4 2015

This last year Dutch courts have clarified the rules on what is known as the "passing on" defence. The European Commission had previously stated that


Court finds that ACM was not on a fishing expedition
  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
  • Netherlands
  • July 22 2013

Different from the District Court (see for more our Competition Newsletter of October 2012), the Court of Appeal of The Hague has ruled that the ACM


Nederland jurisprudentie
  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
  • Netherlands
  • May 21 2014

Rechtbank Gelderland 31 maart 2014, eiseres gedaagde (zaak 259566, ECLI:NL:RBGEL:2014:3080)(art. 6 MW, art. 101 VWEU, exclusief afname- en


Court prohibits Competition Authority fishing expedition
  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
  • Netherlands
  • November 22 2012

The Hague District Court recently clarified that if the Competition Authority has a reasonable suspicion about an undertaking, it can order third parties to cooperate and provide data regarding that undertaking which otherwise would not be available


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


Enforcing ban on cartels: more carrot, but also more stick?
  • Maverick Advocaten NV
  • Netherlands
  • February 5 2015

Competition authorities have two instruments in investigating and penalizing cartels: the stick of high fines and the carrot of leniency for parties