Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Amsterdam)

Arne Bleeker

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Amsterdam)

Arne Bleeker worked as a legal assistant in the Competition and Regulation Department of Stibbe in Amsterdam. He received an LLM in European Legal Studies from the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium in 2009. He also holds a MA in International Relations from the University of Groningen. He works now at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

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2546 Bulletin

Arne Bleeker, Robert Hardy The Dutch Trade and Industry Appeals Tribunal holds that Art. 6 ECHR implying a foreign language defendant has the right to translations of all documents necessary to prepare its defence in a Dutch antitrust procedure (North Sea Shrimps II)


Background On 19 January 2009, the Dutch Trade and Industry Appeals Tribunal (the "CBb") ruled on two joint cases in which both a number of producer organisations and the Netherlands Competition Authority (the "NMa") had appealed decisions of the District Court Rotterdam (Rechtbank Rotterdam). (...)

Arne Bleeker, Robert Hardy The Dutch Trade and Industry Appeals Tribunal confirms that a fair and public hearing within reasonable time can be interpreted as a period of up to two years or longer in an antitrust procedure (Aesculaap)


Introduction The Aesculaap case concerns an infringement of Article 6 of the Dutch Competition Act ("Mw") on the grounds that AUV - the procurement collective and wholesaler of veterinary pharmaceuticals -, and Aesculaap - the only other wholesaler of veterinary pharmaceuticals - had adopted a (...)

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