Karen Jelgerhuis Swildens

Netherlands Authority for Consumers & Markets (The Hague)
Lawyer (Associate)

Karen Jelgerhuis Swildens was a junior associate in the Corporate practice and the Competition group of Clifford Chance in Amsterdam. She studied at the universities of Amsterdam and Melbourne. She represented clients in merger control and antitrust cases, such as horizontal co-operations, exclusive distribution, exclusive purchasing and franchising. She advised various companies on their compliance programs, antitrust investigations and on other competition related matters. Karen is a contributor to the e-Competitions Merger Remedies Project.

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Eversheds Sutherland (Amsterdam)

Articles

38295 Bulletin

Karen Jelgerhuis Swildens, Manish Bahl The Dutch Competition Authority clears a merger in the medical services subject to divestment of several nursing homes (Evean Groep - Philadelphia - Woonzorg Nederland)

2316

The operation The activities of Evean Group, Philadelphia and Woonzorg Nederland mainly involve the offering of services in the field of exceptional medical expenses act care. The operation entails an administrative merger between the respective supervisory and executive board of the merging (...)

Karen Jelgerhuis Swildens, Manish Bahl The Dutch Competition Authority clears a merger in the retail distribution sector subject to stores divestment (Ahold - Konmar Superstores)

2146

The operation Ahold is a listed company active in the Netherlands through its daughter companies in the field of consumer goods. Laurus is active in the field of supermarkets. The operation entails the acquisition of the assets of 29 Konmar supermarkets by two newly established Ahold daughter (...)

Karen Jelgerhuis Swildens, Manish Bahl The Dutch Competition Authority clears a merger in the healthcare services sector subject do divestments, despite a strong post-merger position (Pantein - STBNO)

2204

The operation STBNO is a provider of home care services. Pantein provides nursing-home and convalescent-home care, as well as home care services. The operation entails the foundation of a personal union between the two respective supervisory and executive boards (para. 4). The market(s) The (...)

Karen Jelgerhuis Swildens, Manish Bahl The Dutch Competition Authority clears a merger in the transmission of radio- television- and datasignals sector subject to divestment (KPN - Nozema Services)

2426

The operation KPN offers telecommunication services and is active on the market of the sale of digital television to end consumers. Nozema is active on the market of the transmission of radio- television- and datasignals and related services. KPN proposed to acquire 100% of the shares in (...)

Karen Jelgerhuis Swildens, Manish Bahl The Dutch Competition Authority clears a merger in the sector of insurance subject to a remedy to refrain from regional differentiation, but the Rotterdam Court overturns the decision for lack of sectoral competence (CZ - OZ)

3078

The operation CZ and OZ provide for privately funded and supplementary insurance, as well as insurance, which is paid for by the national health insurance fund (para. 8-11). The market(s) The NMa assessed the effects of the merger in relation to the markets of (i) private insurance and (...)

Karen Jelgerhuis Swildens, Manish Bahl The Dutch Competition Authority clears a merger in the electricity sector subject to third parties’ access to infrastructure (Nuon / Reliant)

4390

The operation Nuon is an electricity producer and distributor. Reliant is one of the larger electricity producers in the Netherlands. Nuon proposed acquiring the whole of issued capital of Reliant (para. 3). The market(s) The activities of Nuon and Reliant with regard to the production and (...)

Karen Jelgerhuis Swildens, Manish Bahl The Dutch Competition Authority clears a merger in the press sector subject to guaranteeing independence of two regional newspapers (De Telegraaf / De Limburger)

2088

The operation De Telegraaf Groep is the publisher of the biggest national newspaper as well of some regional newspapers and DLBV is the publisher of the regional newspaper De Limburger. De Telegraaf Groep proposed acquiring the whole of DLBV’s issued share capital (para. 13). The market(s) (...)