Bird & Bird (Amsterdam)

Tialda Beetstra

Bird & Bird (Amsterdam)
Lawyer (Associate)

As an associate in Bird&Bird’s Competition & EU Law and Regulatory Groups in The Hague, she specialises in regulatory disputes and administrative law, with a focus on the technology, communications and energy & utilities sectors. She advises on administrative disputes, competition enforcement law, regulatory frameworks, legal history and European law. As a member of Bird & Bird’s Competition, Tech & Comms and Energy & Utilities Groups, she is also involved in contentious administrative matters. Her experience includes representing and advising clients in enforcement proceedings and other legal disputes, for example with the Dutch Authority for Consumers and Markets. She also has experience in secondments to clients active in the energy sector which greatly benefitted her development as a lawyer and understanding the client’s needs. She is a member of the Dutch Administrative Law Association, the Dutch Competition Law Association and the Dutch Energy Law Association.

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Articles

1741 Bulletin

Tialda Beetstra, Mariska Van De Sanden The Dutch District Court of Noord-Nederland holds personally liable a former director of the North Sea shrimps cartel (Gerard Willem Breuker)

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Introduction On 23 September 2020 a former director of one of the North Sea shrimps cartelists was held personally liable for damage of over € 13 million by the Dutch District Court of Noord-Nederland (“Court”). According to the Court, the director’s personal involvement in the cartel qualified as (...)

Mariska Van De Sanden, Tialda Beetstra The Dutch Trade and Industry Appeals Tribunal lowers with 99% a fine imposed for cartel by the Competition Authority due to the COVID-19 pandemic

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The Dutch Trade and Industry Appeals Tribunal (College van Beroep voor het bedrijfsleven, “CBb”) reduced a fine imposed by the Dutch Authority for Consumers & Markets (“ACM”) on an unidentified undertaking with 99%, from €1 million to €10.000,-. The ACM asked the court to lower the fine, after (...)

Tialda Beetstra, Piet-Hein Eijssen, Mariska Van De Sanden The Dutch Competition Authority fines a cigarette manufacturer for hub-and-spoke cartel (British American Tobacco International / JT International Company Netherlands / Philip Morris / Van Nelle Tabak Nederland)

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On 27 May 2020, the Dutch Authority for Consumers and Markets ("ACM") imposed a fine of € 82 million on four cigarette manufacturers for indirect information exchanges in violation of Article 101 TFEU and 6 Dutch Competition Act. It is the first fine ACM has given for indirect information (...)

Mariska Van De Sanden, Janneke Kohlen, Hera Butt, Tialda Beetstra The Dutch Competition Authority confirms the commitment to dissolve the joint venture by two port towing undertakings (Port Towage Amsterdam)

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PORT TOWING JOINT VENTURE DISSOLVED AFTER INVESTIGATION BY THE DUTCH COMPETITION AUTHORITY: FULL-FUNCTIONALITY QUESTIONED* Background On 20 December 2019, the Dutch Authority for Consumers & Markets (ACM) published a decision in which the commitment to dissolve the joint venture Port (...)

Mariska Van De Sanden, Tialda Beetstra The District Court of Rotterdam annuls a €41 million fine imposed by the Dutch Competition Authority on a railway operator for allegedly abusing its dominant position (Nederlandse Spoorwegen)

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ABUSE OF DOMINANCE FINE OF € 41 MILLION FOR DUTCH RAILWAY OPERATOR ANNULED* Introduction The Authority for Consumers and Markets (“ACM“, the Dutch competition authority) was in 2017 – after years of silence – finally able to fine an undertaking for abuse of dominance. A heavy fine of almost € 41 (...)

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