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CumEx fraud – time for Dutch civil actions?

The CumEx-fraud has been in the news a lot recently. Research by the Dutch research platform Follow the Money in …

The Yukos case drags on – the Dutch Supreme Court sets aside the judgments of the Court of Appeal of The Hague and refers the case to the Court of Appeal of Amsterdam

Last week the Supreme Court set aside the judgments of the Court of Appeal of The Hague. Both the Russian …

Fine for Samsung: enforcement of vertical agreements is back at ACM’s agenda

On 29 September 2021, the Dutch competition authority (Autoriteit Consument & Markt) (ACM) published the news that it had imposed …

New draft VBER and Guidelines: the most important points at first glance

Introduction On 9 July 2021, the European Commission (Commission) published the long-awaited drafts of the new Guidelines on Vertical Restraints …

Foreign direct investment screening in the Netherlands - FAQ

Much like in other EU Member States, Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) screening has become a hot topic in the Netherlands. …

Amsterdam District Court renders an important judgment in the truck cartel proceedings

On 12 May 2021, the Amsterdam District Court (the Court) rendered an important judgment in the follow-on damages proceedings initiated …

The Dutch scheme and ipso facto clauses: aspects for lenders to consider

Introduction On January 1, 2021 the Dutch Act on Court Sanctioning Of Private Composition To Avoid Bankruptcy (Wet homologatie onderhands …

New guidance on Article 22 of the European Union’s merger regulation: the end of legal certainty in merger control?

The European Commission recently published new Guidance on merger control. The Commission invites Member States to refer certain concentrations that …

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: …

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CumEx fraud – time for Dutch civil actions?