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Houthoff

GUSTAV MAHLERPLEIN 50, 1082 MA AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
Tel:
Work +31 20 605 6000
Fax:
Fax +31 20 605 6700
Web:
www.houthoff.com
Amsterdam, Brussels, London, New York, Rotterdam

Berend Reuder

Tel:
Work +31206056516
Email:
Houthoff

Position

Berend specialises in Dutch and EU competition law, with a particular focus on healthcare, energy and online markets. His areas of expertise include merger control procedures and cartel and dominance cases, and he represents clients in both civil and administrative proceedings. Berend studied both Economics (2004) and Law (2006) at the University of Groningen. Given his economic background, Berend’s approach is characterised by the use of both legal and economic analysis to achieve optimal solutions and litigation strategies.

Berend frequently publishes on different aspects of competition law and is editor of the reference books European Competition Law (Edward Elgar) and Nederlands Mededingingsrecht (Kluwer). Berend is a member of the Dutch Association of Competition Law and the Dutch Association of Health Law.


Netherlands

EU and competition

Within: Next generation lawyers

Berend Reuder - Houthoff

Within: EU and competition

Houthoff’s department is ‘very responsive’ and ‘really knows the industry’, with particular expertise in enforcement and technology-related competition issues. ‘Well-respected’ department head Weyer VerLoren van Themaat is acting for Singapore Airlines in a number of private enforcement proceedings brought by Equilib, SCC and EWD before Amsterdam Courts following the EC decision on an air cargo case. Weyer VerLoren van Themaat and counsel Berend Reuder successfully represented AMC and VUmc in a complex merger control procedure brought before the Dutch competition authority. Laura Parret is also recommended.

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