DG COMP (Brussels)

Julia Brockhoff

DG COMP (Brussels)
Deputy Head of Unit

Julia is Deputy 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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1080 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/DoubleClickmerger generated considerable interest as it concerned the ubiquitous search engine that most Europeans use in their daily lives. From a competition policy (...)

5721 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, I (...)

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