Hans Vedder

University of Groningen

Hans Vedder is professor of Economic Law at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. He is an honorary judge in the Leeuwarden Appeals Court and Member of the Advisory Commitee on Appeals to the Netherlands Competition Authority. He teaches and researches EU law and European environmental law and competition law in particular.

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University of Groningen


3331 Bulletin

Hans Vedder The EU Court of Justice attempts to clarify its own case law on whether actual abuse by the public undertaking must be shown in Article 106 TFEU-cases (Greek Lignite case)


The Appeal in Greek Lignite : Clarification of the Law or Jumpstarting Article 106 TFEU ?* Introduction In October 2012 I wrote an entry about the General Court judgment that annulled the Commission decision in the Greek Lignite-saga, concerning the Greek state-owned electricity company DEI (...)

Hans Vedder The EU Court of Justice deals with the question to what extent the cartelists are required to compensate the higher price charged not just by the members of the cartel, but also by other competitors (Kone)


The Kone case and the lifts cartel – an upward effect on prices and effectiveness ?* On June 5 the Court has handed down the eagerly awaited judgment in the Kone case. This is one of the several cases that result from the Commission’s decision finding a cartel in the elevators and escalators (...)

Hans Vedder The EU Court of Justice rules on the dichotomy between anticompetitive object-effect with respect to bilateral arrangements between car dealers and insurance companies (Allianz)


Allianz and the Object-Effect Dichotomy in Article 101(1) TFEU : A Practical Solution Meets Not So Practical Competition Law* Two separate insurance companies Allianz and Generali concluded a number of contracts with autorepair shops on the prices and other conditions that would apply for cars (...)

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