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National Competition Authorities To Be Empowered, Damages Actions Increase And Merger Control May Intensify
Companies should brace themselves, as 2017 is likely to see better and more effective competition enforcement in the EU.
European Union
24 Jan 2017
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How The Cookie Crumbled: Court Upholds Blocked Bakery Merger
The District Court of Rotterdam upheld the decision to prohibit the transaction between two rival baking companies due to a high combined market share.
Netherlands
15 Apr 2014
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ACM Fines Car Dealer For Failure To Notify
The ACM has imposed a fine of EUR 500,000 on car dealer Motorhuis and its holding companies Markeur Holding and Markeur Houdster for failure to notify Motorhuis's acquisition of the Bulters group activities.
Netherlands
25 Jul 2013
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Court Finds That ACM Was Not On A Fishing Expedition
During a dawn raid conducted within the context of a sector investigation, the ACM found a report by the forensic IT firm of its findings regarding a competition compliance audit carried out on behalf of the company in the dawn raid.
Netherlands
25 Jul 2013
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Big Brother Deafened? ACM Was Wrong To Use Public Prosecutor's Telephone Taps
The ACM's first personal cartel fines ever were overturned by a recent ruling which concludes that the ACM was not allowed to use transcripts of telephone taps installed by the Public Prosecutor as evidence in its investigation of a possible cover pricing cartel.
Netherlands
25 Jul 2013
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Ex-Employees And The Right To Remain Silent: All Bets Are Off?
The long-lasting dispute on the scope of a company's right to remain silent seemed settled by last December's ruling that ex-employees can invoke this right when questioned by the ACM in connection with an investigation into their former employer.
Netherlands
25 Jul 2013
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Competition Newsletter - April 2013
The Trade and Industry Appeals Tribunal has resolved a long-lasting dispute on the scope of a company's right to remain silent.
Netherlands
2 May 2013
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Court Prohibits Fishing Expedition
The NMa started a cartel investigation, in the context of which it had conducted a dawn raid at the premises of one of the suspected infringers.
Netherlands
5 Nov 2012
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New Competition Authority, New Strategy
On 1 January 2013, the NMa will merge with the Independent Post and Telecommunications Authority (OPTA) and the Consumer Authority (CA) into a single regulator: the Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM). Its new chairman, Mr Chris Fonteijn, gave a preview of the ACM's new (enforcement) strategy.
Netherlands
5 Nov 2012
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Supervisory Directors Not Personally Liable
The Rotterdam District Court overturns the NMa's decision to impose fines on two supervisory board members.
Netherlands
5 Nov 2012
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Companies Paying Their Employees' NMa Fines? It's Wise To Go Dutch
Unlike the European Commission, the NMa is authorised to impose fines on individuals for competition law violations.<
Netherlands
10 Apr 2012
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Trade Associations Should Mind Their Recommendations
The NMa is keeping a close watch on the advice given by trade associations to their members. In the past months, the NMa has urged a total of five trade associations to adjust the recommendations made to their members.
Netherlands
9 Apr 2012
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Window Cleaners Fined: The NMA Uses Information/Telephone Taps From The Public Prosecutor Again!
The NMa recently fined 10 window cleaners for their market sharing activities in 2006. The information on which the NMa based its case was – once again - passed on by the public prosecutor who prosecuted the window cleaners for tax evasion and money laundering.
Netherlands
9 Apr 2012
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Sellers Not Liable For Gun Jumping: The End Of An Era
Contrary to the European Commission and most jurisdictions, the NMa considers the purchaser and seller jointly responsible for notification of (sole control) acquisitions under the Dutch merger rules and fined purchasers as well as sellers for failure to notify a concentration.
Netherlands
9 Apr 2012
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Big Brother Keeps On Listening: The NMa Once Again Uses Telephone Taps Installed By Other Regulators
The NMa fined three ship-waste collection companies for almost EUR 3 million for cartel activities.
Netherlands
10 Jan 2012
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