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 …
We provide our clients a full range of services on European and Dutch competition law and regulatory matters. We have ample expertise around cartels, leniency, dominance, compliance, inspections by competition authorities (dawn raids), merger control, state aid, public procurement, and preventing and resolving regulatory disputes.
We have a market-leading energy regulatory practice and ample experience in other regulated markets, including healthcare, water and waste, transport and aviation, and technology and e-commerce.
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We have unique expertise and an outstanding track record in the Energy and Utilities sector. We represent our clients (including major industrialists, grid managers, energy producers, energy suppliers and industry associations) in oil and gas, electricity and heat, and in the development of relatively new activities around CCS(U) (carbon capture and storage (and usage)), geothermal energy, sustainable heat, green hydrogen and sustainable and circular energy projects. We are involved in key themes like energy transition and energy law in the broadest sense and help our clients resolve or prevent disputes or issues in areas including tariff regulation, state aid, market and government, subsidies (such as the SDE(++)), electricity grid congestion, market abuse (REMIT), handling complex connection situations, major accidents and grid failures, and ambiguities in European and Dutch legislation and regulations. We also assist clients in designing (energy) projects and transactions in regulated markets and help mitigate the risks in these projects around planning law, including environmental law and spatial administrative law.
Despite rapid developments across the EU with respect to foreign direct investment (FDI) screening, the developments in this field were …
The Dutch government, including the Dutch Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM), is committed to support the Dutch economy, its …