Cases

Maverick Advocaten assisted Business Lease Nederland and Terberg Leasing

Martijn van de Hel and Wouter Jans assisted Terberg Leasing and Business Lease Nederland for gaining approval of the ACM for the establishment of a joint venture in the field of car leasing. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten supports KH Chemicals with the transaction with Ravago Group

Diederik Schrijvershof and Ramesh Kaushik supported KH chemicals in obtaining approval of several competition authorities for the transaction of KH Chemicals by Ravago Group Read more >

Maverick Advocaten represents iceskaters and EU Athletes in ISU-case before EU General Court

Bas Braeken and Marlies Koppenol are assisting Niels Kerstholt, Mark Tuitert and EU Athletes before the General Court. Read more >

Maverick successfully defends EBS against Connexxion’s challenge of bus transport concession award

Martijn van de Hel and Tim Raats have successfully represented EBS in its defence against Connexxion’s request for preliminary relief against the awarding of the concession for district bus transport in the Haaglanden region. Read more >

Maverick defends H&S in appeal ACM against annulled cartel fine cold store operators

Martijn van Hel and Jade Versteeg are assisting H&S in the appeal of ACM against the annulment of a fine by the district court for an alleged infringement of the cartel prohibition. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten wins civil competition law case for travel agency Prijsvrij against Thomas Cook

Bas Braeken and Marianne Meijssen succesfully represent claimant Prijsvrij in civil proceedings against Thomas Cook. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten assists ABN AMRO Participaties with the acquisition of De Jong Zuurmond

Diederick Schrijvershof and Jade Versteeg assisted ABN AMRO Participaties and Zuurmond Beheer in gaining approval for the aquisition of De Jong Zuurmond Groep and Kroeze Infra. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten reacts to ACM Advice regulation of mobility services on behalf of Multi Tank Card and MoveMove

Bas Braeken and Jade Versteeg assisted Multi Tank Card in presenting its opinion on the draft ACM Advice regulation of payment services in public transport. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten assists European Dental Group with the acquisition of Excent Tandtechniek

Martijn van de Hel and Ramesh Kaushik have successfully assisted European Dental Group ("EDG") in obtaining approval for the acquisition of Excent Tandtechniek. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten assists Qurrent with approval for the acquisition by Greenchoice

Diederik Schrijvershof and Tim Raats have successfully assisted Qurrent in obtaining approval for the acquisition of Qurrent by Greenchoice. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten assists Waterland with its approval of the acquisition of Debuut

Martijn van de Hel and Ramesh Kaushik have assisted Waterland in obtaining approval for the acquisition of Debuut. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten advises Headfirst

Bas Braeken and Marianne Meijssen assisted Headfirst in obtaining approval for the acquisition of Myler. Read more >

Maverick assists Parnassia with approval of acquisition dr. Leo Kannerhuis

Martijn van de Hel has assisted mental healthcare provider Parnassia Groep with the approval of the Dutch Healthcare Authority and the Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets for the acquisition of dr. Leo Kannerhuis, a mental healthcare provider specialized in autism. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten litigates on ex ante postal regulation before high administrative court

Bas Braeken and Marlies Koppenol represented Sandd at a hearing before the Trade and Industry Appeals Tribuna. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten successfully represents online fashion store in appeal proceedings against ACM infringement decision

District Court Rotterdam reduces the fine imposed by ACM for consumer law infringement. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten appeals cartel fine traction batteries

Martijn van de Hel litigates in appeal against fine by ACM on behalf of battery importer accused of price restrictions. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten obtains EU approval for expansion joint venture Panalpina and Dutch Flower Group

Bas Braeken, Marianne Meijssen and Mattijs Bosch have assisted Panalpina Welttransport (Holding) AG and Dutch Flower Group in the notification involving their Joint Venture. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten litigates on behalf of general practitioners before high administrative court

On April 6th, Diederik Schrijvershof and Jeanne Plettenburg represented the Association of Practising General Practitioners in their appeal against the tariff decision concerning general practitioner’s care 2017. Read more >

Maverick wins appeal against ACM cartel fine for cold store operators

Martijn van de Hel successfully represents H&S Coldstores in appeal against fine levied by ACM for alleged cartel behaviour. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten achieves success for Fox Networks in proceedings before competition authority

Bas Braeken and Jade Versteeg have successfully represented EMM, part of Fox Networks Group Netherlands, in an administrative procedure before the ACM. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten represents Sandd at hearing before European Court of Justice

Bas Braeken and Marlies Koppenol represented Sandd at a hearing before the European Court of Justice on 11 April 2018. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten notifies the European Commission on behalf of MRCE and Siemens

Diederik Schrijvershof, Joris Ruigewaard and Mattijs Bosch notified the European Commission of the creation of a joint venture between Mitsui Rail Capital Europe (MRCE) and Siemens. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten assists Eneco approval acquisition E.ON Benelux

Bas Braeken and Mattijs Bosch have assisted Eneco with the acquisition of E.ON Benelux. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten assists Waterland approval acquisition NLE

Martijn van de Hel and Mattijs Bosch have assisted Waterland and Nuts with the acquisition of De Nederlandse Energie Maatschappij (NLE). Read more >

Maverick Advocaten advises GFH/DPA and NCR on application of competition law on cooperatives

Diederik Schrijvershof and Jade Versteeg were instructed by GroentenFruit Huis, Dutch Produce Association and Nationaal Coöperatieve Raad to draft a report on the application of competition law on cooperative associations. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten represents Fox Networks

Bas Braeken and Jade Versteeg assist Eredivisie Media & marketing, subsidiary of Fox Networks Group Netherlands, in various competition law matters. Read more >

Maverick successful with first NZa fine for healthcare insurer in healthcare purchasing process

Maverick Advocaten successfully assisted the association of Orthopedic (Shoe-) Technicians in their request for enforcement of the Healthcare Purchasing Rules at the Dutch Healthcare Authority. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten assists Met ggz and Parnassia with acquisition Virenze

Mattijs Bosch, Joris Ruigewaard and Martijn van de Hel assist mental healthcare institutions Met ggz and Parnassia Groep with the approval of the NZa and the ACM for the acquisition of mental healthcare provider Virenze Read more >

Maverick Advocaten assists SSG with ACM notification Bruna

Martijn van de Hel and Mattijs Bosch have assisted publishers group Shared Stories Group with the acquisition of Bruna B.V. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten successfully represented general practitioners before Trade and Industry Appeals Tribunal

Diederik Schrijvershof and Jeanne Plettenburg successfully represented the Association of Practising General Practitioners and the National Association of General Practitioners in their appeal procedure at the Trade and Industry Appeals Tribunal.  Read more >

Maverick Advocaten assists Veolia with ACM notification Van Scherpenzeel

Bas Braeken and Mattijs Bosch have assisted Veolia in relation to the acquisition of sole control over Van Scherpenzeel. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten obtains EU-approval for Eneco and Renault

Bas Braeken, Mattijs Bosch and Jade Versteeg have assisted Eneco and Renault with an EU notification.  Read more >

Maverick Advocaten litigates on behalf of VPH before CBb and NZa

Diederik Schrijvershof and Jeanne Plettenburg represent the Association of Practising General Practitioners in their appeal procedure at the Trade and Industry Appeals Tribunal and their objection proceedings at the Dutch Healthcare Authority. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten replies to public consultation in healthcare

On behalf of several healthcare industry associations, Maverick Advocaten has submitted a response to the public consultation for the Healthcare Purchasing Rules. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten appeals cartel fine traction batteries

Martijn van de Hel is appealing on behalf of an importer of batteries for forklift trucks the fine of ACM for price-fixing agreements.  Read more >

Maverick Advocaten assists Waterland with ACM notification P4People

Martijn van de Hel and Mattijs Bosch have assisted Waterland in relation to the acquisition of sole control over P4People. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten assists SPIE Nederland with ACM notification

Martijn van de Hel and Tim Raats have assisted SPIE Nederland in obtaining clearance from the Authority for Consumers and Markets for its acquisition of Ziut.  Read more >

Maverick Advocaten assists P4People with ACM notification

Martijn van de Hel and Mattijs Bosch have assisted P4People with regard to the acquisition of sole control over Temployment Participaties by P4People. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten and Banning win appeal against ACM fines foreclosure auctions

Martijn van de Hel and Silvia Vinken successfully assisted over 50 traders in the appeal proceedings against fines of the ACM for collusion in foreclosure auctions. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten assists merger approval between Stichting SHDH and Stichting Amie Ouderenzorg by ACM

Diederik Schrijvershof and Jeanne Plettenburg successfully assisted elderly care providers Stichting SHDH and Stichting Amie Ouderenzorg in a procedure at the NZa and ACM. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten assists merger approval between Parnassia Groep and Stichting Antes by ACM

Maverick Advocaten successfully assisted the merger between Parnassia Groep and Stichting Antes in a procedure before the Authority for Consumer and Markets. Read more >

Maverick assists InVivo with ACM merger notification

Bas Braeken, Tim Raats and Jade Versteeg have assisted InVivo in obtaining clearance from the Authority for Consumers and Markets for its acquisition of Baarsma Wine Group. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten represents Sandd before European Court of Justice

Bas Braeken and Marlies Koppenol are representing Sandd in preliminary ruling proceedings before the European Court of Justice. Read more >

Maverick assists mental healthcare providers in approval transfer emergency service

Martijn van de Hel and Joris Ruigewaard have assisted in the approval by the Dutch Healthcare Authority and the Authority for Consumer and Markets of the transfer of a mental health emergency service. Read more >

Maverick assists Waterland in ACM merger notification

Bas Braeken and Jade Versteeg have assisted Waterland in obtaining clearance from the Authority for Consumers and Markets for its acquisition of Nuts Groep. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten assisted EIA with blocked merger of Deutsche Börse and London Stock Exchange

Diederik Schrijvershof and Mattijs Bosch have represented European Investors Association (“EIA”) regarding the merger of Deutsche Börse and London Stock Exchange. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten assists Zorg van de Zaak with the acquisition of Winnock and RA-Medical

Diederik Schrijvershof and Jeanne Plettenburg assisted Zorg van de Zaak regarding its purchase of Winnock B.V. and Winnock Zorg B.V. from Achmea. Read more >

Maverick assists ACTA* with ACM notification

Bas Braeken and Marianne Meijssen assisted ACTA* with acquiring control over CoMore B.V Read more >

Maverick Advocaten successful before Trade and Industry Appeals Tribunal for Syntus

Diederik Schrijvershof, together with Antoine Broesterhuizen of Infense Advocaten, succcessfully assisted Syntus in the procedure brought by Connexxion before the Trade and Industry Apeals Tribunal concerning bus transport in the province of Utrecht. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten has assisted SPIE with ACM-notification Alewijnse

Martijn van de Hel and Jos Gielen have assisted SPIE Nederland with the notification of the acquisition of Alewijnse to the Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten successful for healthcare providers in enforcement by NZa  

Diederik Schrijvershof and Jeanne Plettenburg successfully assisted NVOS-Orthobanda and members of this Dutch Association of Orthopedic (Shoe-) Technicians with their requests for enforcement of the Healthcare Procurement Regulations to the Dutch Healthcare Authority. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten successfully represented Canal+ in proceedings against Astra

Bas Braeken and Marlies Koppenol have successfully represented Canal+ in interim proceedings before the court in Amsterdam. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten represents Sandd

Bas Braeken and Marlies Koppenol are representing Sandd in several competition law and postal regulation proceedings. Read more >

Maverick assists Waterland in ACM notification

Martijn van de Hel and Joris Ruigewaard have assisted Waterland in the acquisition of control over Scholt Energy Control. The transaction was approved by the Authority Consumer and Market on October 3rd 2016. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten assists EIA in merger procedure between Deutsche Börse and London Stock Exchange

Diederik Schrijvershof is representing European Investors Association (‘EIA’) regarding the merger of Deutsche Börse and London Stock Exchange. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten represents Vriesia in second phase merger investigation

Bas Braeken and Jos Gielen represent Vriesia, an independent wholesaler of drugstore items and over-the-counter medications, as a third party with respect to the second-phase investigation of the Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM) in relation to Holland Pharma’s plans to acquire FACO. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten litigates on behalf of VPH and LHV before CBb

Diederik Schrijvershof and Jeanne Plettenburg represent VPH and LHV in the appeal procedure at the CBb against the NZa tariff decisions concerning general practitioner's care 2015 and 2016. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten assists cold-storage firm in cartel proceedings ACM

A team of Maverick Advocaten led by Martijn van de Hel is assisting a cold storage firm in the administrative procedure of ACM for an alleged cartel.  Read more >

Maverick Advocaten wins court case on ACM fine for foreclosure auctions

Martijn van de Hel successfully defended a company in an appeal procedure at the court of Rotterdam against the fine of ACM for alleged collusion in foreclosure auctions. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten represents T-Mobile at hearing before European Court of Justice

Bas Braeken and Charlotte Eijberts will be presenting T-Mobile at a hearing before the European Court of Justice today. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten assists British Airways in cartel damage procedure

Martijn van de Hel and Charlotte Eijberts are representing British Airways in a contribution proceeding concerning a damages claim relating to the alleged airfreight cartel. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten obtains EU-approval for Panalpina

Bas Braeken and Marlies Koppenol have assisted Panalpina Welttransport (Holding) AG with the notification of the acquisition of a majority of the shares in Airflo from Flower Retail to the European Commission. The transaction, leading to joint control, was cleared on 11 January. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten assists Gimv in obtaining a minority stake in Equipe Zorgbedrijven

Diederik Schrijvershof and Charlotte Eijberts have assisted Gimv in the proccess of obtaining a minority stake in Equipe Zorgbedrijven Read more >

Maverick Advocaten assists Parnassia Groep and Stichting Antes in approval for merger

Martijn van de Hel and Jos Gielen are assisting Parnassia Groep and Stichting Antes, two mental healthcare providers, in obtaining regulatory approval for their merger.  Read more >

Maverick Advocaten and Banning assist real-estate traders in appeal procedure against ACM fines

Maverick Advocaten (Martijn van de Hel) and Banning N.V. (Silvia Vinken) are assisting 55 real-estate traders involved in foreclosure auctions in the appeal procedures at the court of Rotterdam and the Dutch Trade and Industry Appeals Tribunal. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten assists Fapricela in cartel damage proceedings

Bas Braeken leads a team that represents Fapricela, a Portuguese company, in a follow-on cartel damages claim procedure relating to the alleged pre-stressing steel cartel. Read more >

Unilever selects Maverick Advocaten

Maverick Advocaten is pleased to announce that Unilever has selected our firm for its lawyers' panel in the Benelux countries in the field of competition law. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten has assisted SPIE with ACM-notification Numac Groep

Martijn van de Hel and Charlotte Eijberts have assisted SPIE Nederland with the notification of the acquisition of Numac Groep to the Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten wins the day for T-Mobile

Maverick Advocaten has successfully defended T-Mobile against a claim of more than €16 million filed by UPC. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten has assisted ING Participaties and Finco Fuel

Bas Braeken and Jos Gielen assisted ING Corporate Investment Participaties and Finco Fuel in ACM notifications. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten advises Ministry on inland navigation

At the request of the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, Maverick Advocaten has drawn up a report together with the STC-Nestra market research agency on the possibilities of strengthening the market structure in the inland navigation sector.  Read more >

Maverick Advocaten represents large automotive group

Bas Braeken has represented Stern, one of the largest automotive groups in the Netherlands and listed at the Amsterdam exchange, in its acquisition of certain assets of Koops Furness. Read more >

Maverick assists Ageviewers in study foreclosure age verification system

Martijn van de Hel is assisting Ageviewers in a study of the ACM into the foreclosure of the product of Ageviewers by a trade association in the supermarket branch. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten has assisted a sales organisation

Bas Braeken has actively assisted a joint sales organisation in the media sector regarding the competition law aspects of a cooperation between several parties. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten obtains competition clearance for mental healthcare joint venture

Maverick Advocaten has assisted Parnassia Groep, Altrecht and De Kijvelanden in gaining approval from the ACM for a joint venture. Read more >

T-Mobile adds Maverick Advocaten to its panel

T-Mobile Netherlands B.V. has added Maverick Advocaten to its law firm panel for all matters relating to competition and telecommunications law. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten advises De Zorgmakelaar Farmacie

The team of Maverick Advocaten, led by Diederik Schrijvershof, is advising de Zorgmakelaar Farmacie acting as a healthcare broker for 700 pharmacies. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten obtains antitrust approval for Stern

Maverick Advocaten has represented Stern in relation to the acquisition of some of the activities of Pouw. Read more >

Maverick assists with the acquisition of an Amsterdam hospital (‘Slotervaartziekenhuis’)

Maverick has advised MC Zuiderzee B.V. regarding the acquisition of the Slotervaartziekenhuis. Read more >

Maverick has successfully assisted the Alliantie Basis GGZ

Maverick has successfully assisted in the process of obtaining clearance of the Dutch Authority for Consumers & Markets (ACM) for the creation of a joint venture of Arkin, GGZ inGeest and SAG regarding basic mental health care services. Read more >

Maverick obtains competition clearance for acquisitions Esso petrol stations

Bas Braeken has advised two independent oil companies on the notification of their intended acquisitions of Esso petrol stations. Read more >

Maverick represents T-Mobile in MTA regulation proceedings

Maverick is assisting T-Mobile Netherlands B.V. (T-Mobile) with its appeal to the Trade and Industry Appeals Tribunal against the regulation of MTA rates – the network access rates charged by mobile telephony providers. Read more >

Maverick Advocaten obtains ACM-clearance for joint venture NIBC and FinCo Fuel Holding

Bas Braeken and Jos Gielen have assisted NIBC and FinCo Fuel Holding in the process of obtaining joint control over FinCo Fuel Benelux. Read more >

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