Jan Peter van der Veer

RBB Economics (Brussels)
Economist (Partner)

Jan Peter van der Veer joined RBB Economics in 2005 and has over six years of economic consulting experience. He is based in Brussels and also works in the firm’s office in The Hague. Jan Peter has extensively worked in both sector-specific regulation and in competition policy. His regulatory experience includes market studies, tariff design, capacity allocation, benchmarking and liberalisation in the transport, postal, energy and health care sectors. His competition policy experience includes mergers and article 81 and 82 cases (as well as their national equivalents) before the European, Dutch and UK competition authorities. He has also on several occasions advised clients on state aid and trade issues, as well as on private litigation and arbitration cases related to competition law. A Dutch native, Jan Peter is fluent in English and Dutch and also has a very good knowledge of French and German.

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Jones Day (Brussels)
RBB Economics (Brussels)
Jones Day (Brussels)

Articles

8870 Bulletin

Jan Peter van der Veer The Dutch Authority for Consumers and Markets provides useful guidance for the future assessment of sustainability initiatives involving cooperation between firms (Chicken for tomorrow)

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Valuing Sustainability? The ACM’s analysis of “Chicken for Tomorrow” under Art. 101(3)* On 26 January 2015, the Dutch competition authority announced its decision that industry-wide initiatives for the “Chicken for Tomorrow” in the Netherlands restrict competition. The ACM reached this conclusion (...)

Jan Peter van der Veer The Dutch government issues policy directions on the application of the Dutch equivalent of Article 101(3) TFEU in respect of sustainability initiatives

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Art 101(3) and sustainability – new developments in the Netherlands* On 6 May, the Dutch government issued a set of policy directions (“Directions”) to the Dutch competition authority (“ACM”) concerning the application of the Dutch equivalent of Article 101(3) TFEU in respect to sustainability (...)

Jan Peter van der Veer The EU Commission adopts a decision declaring a merger compatible with the internal market and the functioning of the EEA (Hutchison 3G Austria / Orange Austria)

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H3G/Orange Austria – Commission starts using UPP* On 24 July, the Commission published the non-confidential version of the decision in the Hutchison 3G Austria/Orange Austria case. The case, cleared subject to commitments following a Phase II investigation, represents a significant development (...)

Jan Peter van der Veer The European Commission publishes a revised version of its best practices for the submission of economic evidence and data collection in competition cases

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The Commission’s Best Practices for the Submission of Economic Evidence: Improved, but still lacking in key areas* On 17 October, the Commission published a revised version of its Best Practices for the submission of economic evidence and data collection in competition cases (“BP”). The first (...)

Jan Peter van der Veer The European Commission publishes its clearance decision in the first merger case in many years where it relies on merger simulation to require remedies (Unilever / Sara Lee)

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Unilever/Sara Lee – The return of merger simulation?* In late January 2012, the Commission finally published the non-confidential version of its decision in Unilever/Sara Lee Body Care (adopted in November 2010). The decision, reached after a Phase II investigation, is notable because it marks (...)

Jan Peter van der Veer, Vitaly Pruzhansky The Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service clears a € 1.5 bln merger between two major dairy companies in Russia subject to behavioural remedies (Danone and Unimilk)

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Introduction In June 2010 the French dairy producer Danone announced plans to purchase a stake of 58% in the Russian dairy company Unimilk. The proposed € 1.5 bln merger would make Danone-Unimilk the leader for dairy products in the CIS area, with a 21% share of the Russian dairy market. In (...)

Jan Peter van der Veer A Dutch Court annuls a Dutch Competition Authority’s decision that conditionally cleared a merger between electricity companies for not having sufficiently demonstrated that the merger would lead to the creation or strengthening of a dominant position (Nuon/Reliant)

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On 31 May 2005, the Court of Rotterdam in the Netherlands annulled a decision by the Nederlandse Mededingingsautoriteit (NMa), the Dutch competition authority, concerning the proposed merger between electricity companies Nuon and Reliant . After a detailed inquiry, the NMa had cleared the (...)

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Andrea Lofaro, Bernard Amory, Jan Peter van der Veer, Laurent de Muyter Opening competition in protected sectors: Should new entrants be protected? (New Frontiers of Antitrust, Paris, 22 February 2013)

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This first roundtable of the conference “New frontiers of Antitrust”, Paris, 22th of February 2013, was dedicated to « Opening competition in protected sectors: Should new entrants be protected?». Bernard Amory and Laurent de Muyter, authors of the first contribution, provide some thoughts on the (...)

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