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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


De minimis and bid rigging: Tribunal clarifies market share calculation
  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
  • Netherlands
  • June 11 2014

According to the Trade and Industry Appeals Tribunal, the ACM was wrong to find that the relevant market should be limited to each individual tender


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


Follow-on private antitrust damage suits in the EU: the Netherlands experience
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • European Union, Netherlands
  • 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


The Netherlands: an attractive jurisdiction for follow-on cartel damage claims
  • Maverick Advocaten NV
  • European Union, Netherlands
  • April 24 2014

For several years the Netherlands has been amongst the most important jurisdictions in the European Union for cartel damage claims. Courts dealing


Legislative Proposal introducing class actions in the Netherlands before House of Representatives
  • Stibbe
  • Netherlands
  • December 1 2016

While the Netherlands is already considered an attractive jurisdiction for claimants bringing cartel damages actions


Confirmation of the EU parental liability doctrine
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • European Union, Netherlands
  • February 12 2015

In a Dec. 30, 2014 decision, the Dutch competition authority, the Authority for Consumers & Markets (ACM), followed the European Commission's


Rechtbank verwerpt passing-on verweer en stelt zelf kartelschade vast
  • Maverick Advocaten NV
  • Netherlands
  • July 7 2015

In een belangwekkende uitspraak heeft de rechtbank Gelderland Alstom op 10 juni 2015 veroordeeld tot het vergoeden van EUR 14,1 miljoen schade aan


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