European Commission - DG COMP (Brussels)

Julia Brockhoff

European Commission - DG COMP (Brussels)
Head of Unit

Julia is head of unit at European Commission, Directorate General for Competition, Unit A-2 Merger case support and policy. She has been working at the Commission since 2007. Prior to joining DG COMP, she was a lawyer with De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek. She is a fully qualified Dutch and German lawyer. She specialises in EU and Dutch competition law, including mergers, co-operation agreements, cartel investigations and alleged abuses of dominant positions. Prior to becoming a lawyer, she received a Master’s degree in European Community law (LL.M.) from the College of Europe in Bruges.

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1157 Bulletin

Bertrand Jéhanno, Carl-Christian Buhr, Julia Brockhoff, Penelope Papandropoulos, Peter Eberl, Vera Pozzato The EU Commission clears a merger in the online advertising market applying for the first time the non-horizontal merger guidelines (Google / DoubleClick)


"Google/DoubleClick: The first test for the Commission’s nonhorizontal merger guidelines"* I. Introduction The Google/DoubleClick merger generated considerable interest as it concerned the ubiquitous search engine that most Europeans use in their daily lives. From a competition policy (...)

5758 Review

Julia Brockhoff, Martijn Snoep, Peter Kalbfleisch P. Kalbfleisch (Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets): “The Netherlands NCA not only enforces but also promotes competition”


Interview by Martijn Snoep and Julia Brockhoff, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, The Hague, The Netherlands. - To begin with, can you tell us something about your background? What caused you to become interested in competition law? Before my appointment as Director-General of the NMa in 2003, (...)

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