Stijn de Zwart

Nysingh (Zwolle)
Lawyer (Associate)

Stijn de Zwart is an associate at Nysingh, the Netherlands. Stijn focuses on EU law, specifically competition law and food law. He advises on enforcement (audits, dawn raid procedures, regulation and litigation), commercial agreements and merger notifications from a Dutch and European perspective. In addition Stijn acts as attorney-at-law in court proceedings against competition authorities and in civil litigation procedures, based on competition and food law.


638 Bulletin

Stijn de Zwart The District Court of Rotterdam annuls a penalty imposed to an association of undertakings for making recommendations on the establishment of new general practitioners (LHV)


On 17 December 2015, the District Court of Rotterdam (“Court”) annulled a penalty imposed to LHV for violating the Dutch cartel prohibition. The proceedings on appeal brought against the ACM-decision have been a major success for LHV. While in administrative appeal the fine was reduced by ACM (...)

Stijn de Zwart The Dutch government adopts the Streamlining Act Market Regulation


This article provides a concise overview of the most important legislative changes in Dutch competition law after the entry into force of the Streamlining Act as of 1 August 2014 . Substantive changes include an increase of the turnover thresholds for mandatory merger review. Also, the Dutch (...)

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