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Amsterdam Court of Appeal: Coty not confined to luxury products

On 14 July 2020, the Amsterdam Court of Appeal (the Court of Appeal) issued a judgment by which it confirmed …

FDI screening in The Netherlands: retroactive effect for legislation in the making

Despite rapid developments across the EU with respect to foreign direct investment (FDI) screening, the developments in this field were …

COVID-19: Consumer protection, competition law & State support in the Netherlands (update*)

The Dutch government, including the Dutch Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM), is committed to support the Dutch economy, its …

COVID-19: Competition law & State support in the Netherlands

The Dutch government, including the Dutch competition authority (ACM), is committed to support the Dutch economy, its businesses and citizens: …

ECJ opens the door for parties not directly affected by actions of a cartel to claim compensation for losses

In its judgement of 12 December 2019 (Case C-435/18), the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that a party that …

The NCC is set to raise the Netherlands' profile

On 8 March 2018 the Dutch House of Representatives adopted a bill pertaining to the establishment of the Netherlands Commercial …

Prohibition on geo-blocking and geo-discrimination in sight

Geo-blocking Regulation likely in force at the end of 2018 Two years ago, we already wrote in this blog that …

Evidence for your claim not at your disposal? Seizure of evidence provides a solution

Imagine: you have a claim against someone, but not the evidence to prove it. Perhaps you cannot get hold of …

Warranty & indemnity-insurance: Trends and observations

The product of warranty and indemnity insurance (hereafter ’W&I insurance’) is an increasingly popular tool to bridge the gap between …

European Commission publishes preliminary report on sector inquiry into e-commerce

On 15 September 2016 the European Commission (the Commission) published its Preliminary Report on the e-commerce sector inquiry (the Preliminary …

Pre-judgment attachments in the Netherlands – How to calculate the creditor's claim

The attachment of assets prior to the commencement of legal proceedings (conservatoir beslag) is a well used method in the …

Pre-judgement attachments in the Netherlands - How to calculate the creditor's claim

The attachment of assets prior to the commencement of legal proceedings (conservatoir beslag) is a well used method in the …

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