Crowell & Moring (Brussels)

Marieke Van Nieuwenborgh

Crowell & Moring (Brussels)
Lawyer (Associate)

Marieke Van Nieuwenborgh is an associate at Crowell & Moring’s Brussels Office and a member of the firm’s Antitrust Group. Her practice involves the full range of EU and Belgian competition law including restrictive practices, merger control, and state aid. Marieke focuses in particular on antitrust damages recovery. She assists clients in proceedings relating to actions for damages for competition law infringements. Marieke also assists clients in the e-commerce sector with matters relating to online sales and presence. Marieke’s experience includes counseling national and international clients on cooperation, exclusivity and distribution agreements, across various industries, including the transport and telecom sector and the entertainment industry. In addition, she has represented clients before the Belgian competition authority and the EU Commission in merger proceedings and competition investigations. Marieke obtained her J.D., magna cum laude, from Ghent University in 2012. She became a member of the Brussels bar that same year. In 2016, she obtained an LL.M in Competition, Innovation and Information Law from New York University. Prior to joining Crowell & Moring, Marieke worked at the EU Competition Practice of one of Belgium’s largest independent law firms, where she advised national and international companies on various competition-related matters, as well as represented several clients before the Belgian Competition Authority, the Belgian courts, and the European Commission.

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2295 Bulletin

Thomas De Meese, Jeane A. Thomas, Marieke Van Nieuwenborgh The European Competition Network assists and advises companies on the application of the competition rules during the COVID-19 crisis


European Competition Authorities Provide Guidance on Application of Competition Rules in Times of COVID-19* As the economy in Europe is facing serious challenges due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the European competition authorities are ready to assist and advise companies on the application of (...)

Marieke Van Nieuwenborgh, Sean-Paul Brankin The EU Commission fines a company for restricting the cross-border and online sales of branded merchandise by its European licensees (Nike)


E-Commerce in Europe: A Look into Nike’s Huge Antitrust Fines* On March 25, the European Commission (EC) fined Nike €12.5 million for restricting cross-border and online sales of branded merchandise by its European licensees. In December last year, the EC fined Guess €40 million for imposing (...)


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