Bird & Bird (Amsterdam)

Manuela Cox

Bird & Bird (Amsterdam)
Lawyer (Associate)

As an associate in the office in The Hague, she specialises in regulatory matters, including telecommunications law, competition law and data protection. Businesses in the telecommunications, postal and information technology (IT) sectors often see themselves confronted with complex regulatory frameworks, having to deal with both national and EU law. She regularly advises parties in these sectors in disputes with competitors and supervisory authorities. As a member of Bird & Bird’s Competition and Tech & Comms Groups, she advises on the legal and practical aspects of the aforementioned regulatory frameworks, administrative disputes and (private) enforcement proceedings, and she represents clients in contentious administrative matters.

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423 Bulletin

Manuela Cox, Piet-Hein Eijssen The EU Commission publishes a staff working document on the vertical block exemption regulation but does not address any guidance on most-favored-nation clauses


On 8 September 2020, the European Commission published its Staff Working Document (“Evaluation Document”) on the results of its evaluation of the VBER and its accompanying guidelines. One of the key gaps in the current framework is the absence of guidance on how retail parity clauses should be (...)

Manuela Cox, Piet-Hein Eijssen, Pauline Kuipers The Amsterdam Court of Appeal finds no abuse of dominance by one of the largest national real estate agencies in its ranking of online advertisements (VBO / NVM / Funda)


On 26 May 2020, the Amsterdam Court of Appeal (“Court”) delivered its judgment in a dispute between the real estate association VBO Makelaars (“VBO”) versus the Dutch Association of Real Estate Agents (“NVM”) over the online real estate platform of Funda Real Estate (“Funda”). The Court assumed that (...)

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