Christof Swaak

Stibbe (Amsterdam)
Lawyer (Partner)

Christof is the head of the competition and regulation practice at Stibbe in Amsterdam. He regularly represents high-profile clients before the European Commission, the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg, national competition authorities including the Dutch Authority for Consumers & Markets and the relevant national courts. His broad expertise includes European and Dutch competition law and he is a recognised specialist in complex multi-jurisdictional cartel cases, leniency and compliance issues. Christof received a PhD in European law and was a senior lecturer for four years at the European Institute of Leiden University. He has also co-authored several books and lectured at programs sponsored by organisations such as the American Bar Association and the International Bar Association. Furthermore, Christof has been active as ad-hoc professor at Fordham Law School, New York (USA) and Yale Law School, New Haven (USA).


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Christof Swaak Legal Privilege : An overview of EU and national case law


How to write a Foreword about the protection of Legal Professional Privilege ("LPP") highlighting national cases and contrasting them with competition law jurisprudence in the European Union ("EU")? A Foreword is short by definition and the protection of LPP has become an extensive and (...)

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