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Berend Reuder

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Competition and regulated markets / Dispute resolution

Position

Berend Reuder is partner in the practice group Competition and Regulated Markets. Berend specializes in Dutch, EU and Curacao competion law, with a focus on merger control, the cartel prohibition and the prohibition on abuse of dominance. His merger control expertise includes both merger notification procedures and sanction procedures relating to late notification of a transaction (gun jumping). With respect to cartels and dominance, Berend's expertise inclues compliance related questions, unannounced inspections by the authorities (dawn raids), leniency and fining procedures. He represents clients in both civil and administrative proceedings.

Education

Law (2006); Economics (2004)


Netherlands

Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation

Within: Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation

Stek‚Äôs team remains a key name for antitrust litigation across the financial, travel, audit and energy sectors, among others. Co-heads Jan Bart van de Hel and Gerben Smit are acting for an Intertrust Group affiliate, as issuer of notes in a ‚ā¨635m transaction, in litigation against leading US hedge funds. Other clients include Stopanska Banka, Komercijalna Banka and KPMG. The team was bolstered by the arrival of senior associate¬†Max Hetterscheidt¬†from¬†Allen & Overy LLP¬† in February 2018 and Berend Reuder¬†from Houthoff¬†in August 2018.

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EU and competition

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Berend Reuder - Stek

Within: EU and competition

Stek's expertise takes in multi-jurisdictional cartel cases, merger control work and strategic advice on vertical competition law among others. Co-lead Ruben Elkerbout is assisting Wrist Ship Supply Group with securing first-phase clearance of its proposed acquisition of Klevenberg Shipping Center.  Berend Reuder joined as a partner in August 2018 from Houthoff, and Linde Bremmer joined in December 2017 from CMS.

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    - AKD
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