Diederik Schrijvershof was instructed by GroentenFruit Huis (Vegetable Fruit House), Dutch Produce Association and Nationaal Coöperatieve Raad (National Cooperative Counsel) to draft a report on the application of competition law on cooperative associations. The report was drafted in close cooperation with Prof. dr. Bernd van der Meulen.
Diederik addressed this topic during the NRC symposium “The Cooperative and Competition” held in January. To read about the application of competition law on cooperatives and their members, click here. More information on supervision by the Dutch Authority for Consumers and Markets on (sector wide) collaboration in the context of sustainability can be found here. For recent developments in the agricultural and food sector please see here.
Diederik Schrijvershof was also recently interviewed by media platform SC on government plans in relation to the application of competition law in agro and food chains. Please see here for the article published in SC (Dutch only).