Ariela Stoffer

JBT Corporation (Netherlands)
Associate General Counsel

Ariela Stoffer is an Associate General Counsel and Global Data Privacy Counsel at John Bean Technologies Corporation (NYSE: JBT). She is specialized in commercial contracts, litigation, and design and implementation of compliance programs (covering antitrust and competition, data protection and privacy and anti-bribery and corruption). Ariela is a qualified lawyer with over 15 years of professional experience obtained in private practice as well as in-house. Earlier in her career, she worked at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, where she advised numerous leading multinational corporations on antitrust, competition law and regulatory matters. After Freshfields, she worked in the legal and compliance departments of Danone S.A., a multinational FMCG company headquartered in Paris, and The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES), a Fortune 500 global power generation company headquartered in Arlington, Virginia (U.S.). Ariela is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of the Institute for European Studies in Brussels. She also holds an LL.M degree in Business Law and a Master of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Leiden. In addition, she is a CIPP and CIPM certified data protection and privacy professional.



19928 Bulletin

Ariela Stoffer The Dutch Competition Authority dismisses complaint lodged by a consumers’ association against leading software company for alleged abuse of dominance on the markets for portable music players and online music stores concluding the absence of tying (Apple)


In January 2007 the Dutch consumers’ association (Consumentenbond) lodged a complaint with the Dutch Competition Authority (NMa) against Apple Computer Benelux BV (Apple). The Consumentenbond claimed that Apple has a dominant position on the market for portable music players through its (...)

Ariela Stoffer, Mauricette Schaufeli The Dutch District Court of Rotterdam confirms that, unless there is a reason for deviation, the NCA may rely upon a previous EC merger decision for the purposes of market definition (Nederlandse Vakbond Varkenshouders)


District Court of Rotterdam (Rechtbank Rotterdam), 19 April 2007, Nederlandse Vakbond Varkenshouders & Nederlandse Bond van Handelaren in Vee / NMa, Case MEDED 06/1220 VRLK, LJN BA3538 In December 2005 Dumeco notified its intension to the Dutch Competition Authority (hereafter referred (...)

Ariela Stoffer The Dutch District Court of Zutphen holds in an interim judgment that the vertical restraints block exemption regulation covers the application of dissimilar terms and conditions of supply to internet retailers (Groen Trend & Schouten Keukens / AEP Home Products)


In December 2005 interim proceedings were brought before the District Court of Zutphen in a dispute between AEP Home Products (“AEP”), a supplier of kitchen appliances of the brands Atag, Etna and Pelgrim, and two of its buyers namely the internet retailer Groen Trend and the specialist shop (...)


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