ACM is back – and coming to a place near you this summer!

After a period of lockdown, ACM resumed its investigations, dawn raids, interrogations and hearings. In the area of consumer protection and online platforms, it promises to be a lively summer. Read more >

Insufficient evidence of abuse of dominant position by Funda property website

The Amsterdam Court of Appeal confirms that the burden of proof for a successful appeal to the prohibition of abuse of a dominant market position in case of discrimination of trading partners is high. Read more >

Court rules in favour of KNVB: stopping promotion of Cambuur and De Graafschap football clubs not in breach of cartel prohibition

The KNVB's decision that due to the corona crisis no promotion and relegation in professional football will take place is not in breach of competition law. Read more >

Non-compete clause in partnership contract in breach of cartel prohibition

A non-compete clause in a partnership contract is not always valid. That is apparent from a judgment in which a preliminary relief court found that such a clause is in breach of competition law. Read more >

Sales restrictions, distribution and competition: what is or is not permitted?

Competition authorities are continuing to focus on suppliers that impose unnecessary sales restrictions on their distributors. This blog addresses the question what sales restrictions may or may not be imposed. Read more >

The 5 most frequently asked questions regarding procurement law during the corona crisis

The coronavirus has given rise to many challenges. One of those challenges relates to the application of procurement law during this extraordinary period. Read more >

Relaxation of competition rules during the corona crisis

The corona crisis means the world is facing an uncertain economic period. In these times of need, the European Commission and the ACM are relaxing the competition rules. Read more >

Autumn trends for 2023
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