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Commission Warning: Double-Check Accuracy Of Your Merger Info
The European Competition Commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, recently announced that parties to a "handful of mergers"...
Netherlands
17 May 2017
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Court Hears Cartel Damages Claim Despite Arbitration Clause
An arbitration clause did not prevent the Rotterdam District Court from considering itself competent to review a damages claim initiated by a litigation vehicle against a number of lift manufacturers...
Netherlands
20 Jul 2016
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Transactions With Chinese State-Owned Companies More Likely To Trigger Merger Filing
The European Commission recently published a decision which may significantly impact future transactions involving Chinese state-owned entities.
Worldwide
19 Jul 2016
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Shopping Around For Ban On Sales Via Internet Platforms Makes EU Approach Welcome
Lately, the answer to whether competition rules apply to the banning of selling products via third-party online market places seems to depend on who you ask.
European Union
19 Jul 2016
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You've Been Disconnected: The Commission Blocks British Telecom Merger
The European Commission has earlier cleared several 4-to-3 mergers in the mobile telecommunications sector.
UK
21 Jun 2016
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Double-Check Your Online Sales Contracts: Initial Results On Geo-Blocking Published
Companies should brace themselves for the extra attention that their agreements with online distributors, in particular, are likely to get.
Netherlands
18 Apr 2016
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Cold Storage Companies Froze Competition With Premature Merger Discussions
The Dutch Authority for Consumers and Markets imposed a fine of EUR 12.5 million on four companies in the cold storage industry.
Netherlands
18 Apr 2016
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Dutch Court Overturns Decision To Block Bakery Merger
The highest administrative appeal court in the Netherlands recently annulled the decision by the Dutch regulator ACM to prohibit the transaction between two rival industrial bakeries due to a high combined market share in the Dutch rusk market.
Netherlands
15 Mar 2016
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No "One Stop Shop" For Leniency Applications
According to Advocate General Wathelet, there is no legal connection between a leniency application filed with the European Commission and a summary application made to a national competition authority for the same cartel.
European Union
20 Oct 2015
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Let's Get Digital: Prepare For Extreme Scrutiny Of Online Vertical Restraints
Companies should brace themselves for the extra attention their agreements with – particularly online – distributors are soon likely to get.
European Union
12 May 2015
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Conditions For Qualifying As A Serial Cartel Offender Clarified
Parent companies may pay more dearly for their subsidiaries’ cartel crimes than they may have expected.
European Union
20 Apr 2015
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Under Pressure? For The Time Being The ACM Maintains Liberal Approach To Vertical Restraints
The increasingly strict line taken by competition authorities in Austria, France, Germany and the UK has not compelled the Netherlands Authority for Consumers & Markets to change its liberal approach towards vertical restraints.
Netherlands
26 Jan 2015
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ACM: Regulation Resolves Possible Market Domination In Dutch Telecommunications Sector
The scenery of the Dutch telecommunications sector has changed drastically in the last two months.
Netherlands
18 Dec 2014
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Court Stays Proceedings In Order To Await ACM Report
To prevent antitrust skeletons from haunting you after an acquisition, it is advisable to not only perform a due diligence, but also to keep an eye on the duration of the liability provisions in the purchase agreement.
Netherlands
17 Dec 2013
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ASML Establishes Customer Co-Investment Programme With Intel As First Participant Customer
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek has advised ASML, the world's largest supplier of equipment to computer chip manufacturers, on a customer co-investment programme.
Netherlands
13 Aug 2012
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European Commission Clears Proposed Joint Venture Between DSM And Sinochem
On 19 May 2011, the European Commission (the "Commission") issued clearance under the EU merger control rules for the proposed joint venture between DSM and Sinochem (the "Proposed Transaction").
China
1 Jun 2011
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