Stek successful for Initiative Media in public procurement dispute
Stek has successfully represented media company Initiative Media, part of IPG Mediabrands (Nasdaq: IPG), in a large public procurement dispute. It concerns the tender for the strategy, planning and procurement of all media spending by the Dutch State, including its agencies and companies such as the Dutch Tax Authority and National Railways. After Initiative Media had won this tender, the current supplier, GroupM, started a preliminary relief procedure. By judgment of 12 September 2016 the President of the District Court in The Hague has dismissed all claims of GroupM. Click here for the judgment (in Dutch).