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Stek successful for Eneco in complaint against easyEnergy before the Dutch Advertising Code Committee

Lawyers:
Jan Erik Janssen
Martha Brinkman

Stek has successfully represented Eneco in a complaints procedure before the Dutch Advertising Code Committee. The complaint was directed against the advertising by easyEnergy. By decision of 22 December 2017 the Advertising Code Committee ruled that the advertising of easyEnergy is misleading and violates the Dutch Advertising Code and has advised easyEnergy to no longer advertise […]

Stek advises in the sale of Elementis Specialty chemicals

Lawyers:
Jasper Stek
Michaël Rijnja
Ruben Elkerbout
Mattijs Baneke

Stek advises Elementis PLC (LON:ELM) in the sale of Elementis Specialties Netherlands BV to Swiss chemicals company Kolb Distribution, belonging to the Malaysian KLK group. Elementis Specialties has a plant in Delden, the Netherlands which employs 200 persons and manufactures surfactants and other specialty chemicals. The sale is subject to works council consultation and merger clearance. […]

Stek assists Afvalfonds Verpakkingen and AEB Amsterdam with innovative partnership

Lawyers:
Eva van Hees
Reijnoud Homveld
Jan Erik Janssen

Stek has assisted Afvalfonds Verpakkingen, the packaging waste fund of producers and importers, and AEB Amsterdam, the waste solutions provider, in devising their innovative co-operation. The long-term co-operation consists of a partnership for the post-separation of plastic packaging waste that is unique in the Dutch market. In this process Stek has worked closely and pleasantly with […]

Stek represents Transavia before the General Court

Lawyers:
Ruben Elkerbout
Mattijs Baneke

Stek has represented Transavia in a hearing before the General Court of the European Union in a state aid case relating to Transavia’s activities at Pau Airport in France. In October 2015 Transavia lodged an appeal against a European Commission decision, by which the Commission ordered France to recoup illegal state aid from Transavia that was […]

Stek advises the Amsterdam Climate & Energy Fund and Titan LNG on the financing of Europe’s first LNG bunkering pontoon

Lawyers:
Herman Wamelink
Bart-Jan Heijnen

Stek advises the Amsterdam Climate & Energy Fund (AKEF) and Titan LNG (a supplier of LNG to the marine and industrial markets in North West Europe) on the financing of Europe’s first LNG bunkering pontoon, the FlexFueler001. AKEF is an investment fund having the City of Amsterdam as largest investor, and providing […]

Stek acts for management in Shell’s acquistion of NewMotion

Lawyers:
Maarten van der Graaf
Claudia Beele

Shell, one of the world’s largest energy providers, has acquired NewMotion in a deal that will enable both companies to accelerate the transition to low-carbon transport. Under the terms of the deal, NewMotion will remain focused on accelerating its mission in Europe by delivering more innovative smart-charging solutions to homes, businesses and public parking spaces. Stek […]

Stek advises Vattenfall/Nuon on the acquisition of 32 wind turbine positions from Windcollectief Wieringermeer

Lawyers:
Reijnoud Homveld
Eva van Hees
Paulien Boiten

Stek advises Vattenfall/Nuon on the acquisition of 32 wind turbine positions of the members of Windcollectief Wieringermeer. As a consequence Nuon will own a total of 82 wind turbines (295 MW) at the future Wieringermeer wind farm, which will be the largest on shore wind farm in the Netherlands. Nuon already owns 50 wind turbines. Click […]

Stek also successful for Alliander before District Court Rotterdam on permissible activities

Lawyers:
Stephanie Dielemans
Jan Erik Janssen

In 2016 Stek successfully assisted Alliander before the Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM) in the request for sanctions of RWE (Innogy) against Alliander’s subsidiaries Allego (electrical charging infrastructure), MPARE, EXE and HOOM. By letter of 9 Feburary 2016 and decision of 22 April 2016 ACM rejected this request for sanctions and ruled that the activities […]

Stek successful for Tata Steel in dispute with TenneT

Lawyers:
Martha Brinkman
Jan Erik Janssen

Stek has successfully represented Tata Steel Ijmuiden in a dispute resolution procedure before the Authority for Consumers and Markets. Tata Steel was the complainant in that procedure and argued that TenneT, the national electricity transmission system operator, had not adequately performed its statutory tasks. The background to the complaint is the large-scale power interruption in the […]

Stek Competition Litigation team has succesfully defended Corendon

Lawyers:
Ruben Elkerbout
Gerben Smit
Patou Courtens

Stek’s Competition Litigation team has succesfully defended tour operator Corendon against a large claim initiated by its former travel agent Prijsvrij based on an alleged infringement of the cartel prohibition contained in Article 6 of the Dutch Competition Act and Article 101 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union. According to Prijsvrij, Corendon […]

Stek successful in summary proceedings for shareholders in HKB Bank

Lawyer:
Gerben Smit

Stek has successfully represented two shareholders in the German HKB Bank in summary proceedings before the Amsterdam District Court. Litigation was initiated by HKB Bank claiming payment in the amount of EUR 10 million based on an agreement entered into between the parties in 2014. In its judgment dated 20 July 2017 the District Court dismissed […]

Stek advises DHG on the acquisition of Uitzendbureau VPR and M.P.S. Personnel Services

Lawyers:
Reijnoud Homveld
Eva van Hees

Stek advises DHG on the acquisition, through a holding entity, of 100% of the shares in the capital of M.P.S. Personnel Services B.V. from Peinemann Mobilift Group B.V. Simultaneously 100% of the shares in the capital of VPR Detachering B.V. and Uitzendbureau VPR B.V. were acquired by the holding entity. M.P.S offers operators, forklift drivers, logistical […]

Stek succesful for Eneco before the Dutch Advertising Code Committee

Lawyer:
Martha Brinkman

Stek has successfully assisted energy supplier Eneco in a complaints procedure before the Dutch Advertising Code Committee. The complaint was lodged against recent advertising by MKB Collectieven on behalf of energy supplier Total Gas & Power. In its decision of 16 May 2017 the Committee ruled that the advertising as meant in the complaint was unfair […]

Stek succesful for Eneco before the Dutch Advertising Code Committee

Lawyer:
Martha Brinkman

Stek has successfully assisted energy supplier Eneco in a complaints procedure before the Dutch Advertising Code Committee. The complaint was lodged against recent advertising by MKB Collectieven on behalf of energy supplier Total Gas & Power. In its decision of 16 May 2017 the Committee ruled that the advertising as meant in the complaint was unfair […]

Stek assists Stedin in acquisition of DNWG

Lawyers:
Reijnoud Homveld
Ruben Tros
Paulien Boiten
Eva van Hees
Jan Erik Janssen
Martha Brinkman
Mattijs Baneke
Frans Haak
Ruben Elkerbout
Stephanie Dielemans
Patou Courtens
Marie-Claire Leijten

Stek assists Stedin Holding N.V. in the auction sale by PZEM N.V.  (PZEM, previously named DELTA) of all shares in Zeeuwse Netwerkholding N.V., including, inter alia, regional network operator Enduris B.V. and De Netwerkgroep Infra B.V. (together DELTA Netwerkgroep or DNWG) for an enterprise value of EUR 610 million. The sale of DNWG is part of […]

Stek successful for DONG, RWE and Eneco in reclaiming tens of millions of euros from Gasunie

Lawyers:
Jan Erik Janssen
Stephanie Dielemans

Stek has successfully represented the shippers DONG Energy (DK), RWE Trade & Supply (D) and Eneco in reclaiming many tens of millions of euros in paid tariffs. It concerns tariffs for the WQA (Wobbe Quality Adaptation) service of Gasunie Transport Services (GTS) at the Gate LNG terminal in Rotterdam. By dispute resolution decisions of 27 November […]

Stek successful for Dümmen Orange Group in civil court litigation

Lawyer:
Gerben Smit

Stek has successfully represented three subsidiaries of the Dümmen Orange Group, a leading company in – amongst others – breeding and development of cut flowers and potted plants, in civil litigation before the Rotterdam District Court. Litigation was initiated by an agrarian employment agency challenging the rightful termination of several agreements and claiming damages in the […]

Stek advises Paragon Partners on its acquisition of the Novagraaf Group

Lawyers:
Reijnoud Homveld
Herman Wamelink
Ruben Tros
Claudia Beele
Marjolein Paulus
Claudia van Randeraat

Paragon Partners has acquired the Novagraaf Group. Novagraaf Group is the world’s largest trademark filer and a major patent filer, managing more than one million intellectual property assets worldwide. Paragon Partners is investing in Novagraaf by acquiring a majority stake from, among others, its former shareholder Gilde Buy Out Partners. Paragon Partners is an independent German […]

Stek advises Ennatuurlijk on the joint venture with BeGreen

Lawyers:
Reijnoud Homveld
Eva van Hees

Ennatuurlijk and BeGreen have jointly entered into an agreement with Nuon for the purchase of five heat grids located in Culemborg, Wageningen, Hilversum, Zandvoort and Velp Schoonoord. As from 1 January 2017 Ennatuurlijk and BeGreen will jointly operate the five heat grid installations. Stek advised Ennatuurlijk in relation to the joint venture and further structure of […]

Stek advises YARD ENERGY on the sale of nine wind farms to Eurus Energy

Lawyers:
Reijnoud Homveld
Paulien Boiten
Michaël Rijnja
Eva van Hees

YARD ENERGY, a Dutch based developer of wind energy projects, sold nine wind farms in The Netherlands to Eurus Energy Holdings Corporation, a leading Japanese renewable energy company. The wind farms have a combined capacity of 72.5 MW. YARD ENERGY and Eurus Energy have also agreed to expand their collaboration for the development and realization of […]

Stek advises Maas Capital Renewables and Yard Energy on the sale of two wind farms in Finland to Eurus Energy

Lawyers:
Reijnoud Homveld
Paulien Boiten
Eva van Hees

Maas Capital Renewables (100% owned by ABN AMRO Bank N.V.), a dedicated investor in renewable energy, and YARD ENERGY, a Dutch based developer of wind energy projects, sold two wind farms in Finland to Eurus Energy Holdings Corporation, a leading Japanese renewable energy company. The wind farms have a total capacity of 27.5 MW and consist […]

Stek advises Simpel and its shareholders on the investment by Parcom Capital

Lawyers:
Dierik Cras
Michaël Rijnja
Paulien Boiten
Mattijs Baneke

Parcom Capital has acquired a substantial minority interest in Simpel. On the Netherlands market of mobile communication services, Simpel has a leading position in the budget, sim-only segment. The transaction was announced on 30 August 2016 and was successfully completed on 6 October 2016, after the approval of the Netherlands competition authorities had been obtained. Please […]

Stek successful for Liander in dispute with Parenco

Lawyers:
Martha Brinkman
Jan Erik Janssen

Stek has successfully represented energy distribution company Liander in a dispute before the Authority for Consumers and Markets. The dispute resolution procedure was initiated by a complaint of paper producer Parenco. Parenco argued that electricity TSO erronously operates on the assumption that Parenco has a connection on its grid instead of that of Liander. By decision […]

Stek successful for Initiative Media in public procurement dispute

Lawyers:
Stephanie Dielemans
Jan Erik Janssen

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 […]

Stek advises PitPoint on LNG joint venture

Lawyers:
Eelco Bijkerk
Ruben Elkerbout
Mattijs Baneke

Stek advised PitPoint, a portfolio company of Bencis Capital Partners, on setting-up a joint venture with Primagaz. The newly formed joint venture will focus entirely on the exploitation of LNG for the automotive and marine market. As part of the transaction, Stek also assisted PitPoint and Primagaz in obtaining first phase merger clearance from the European […]