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Marc Kuijper

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EU, Competition & Regulatory, Antitrust Litigation


Marc Kuijper is partner in EU law and competition law. He co-heads the EU Competition practice in the Netherlands with Frederieke Leeflang, and co-heads the Antitrust Litigation team the Netherlands with Michel Deckers.

Marc regularly represents companies before the Netherlands and EU competition authorities, and before national courts and the European Court of Justice. He has advised and assisted companies in national and international cartel investigations, abuse of dominance investigations, state aid matters and compliance audits. Marc's recent work includes acting for a leniency applicant in an European Commission cartel investigation, acting for a company on the appeal from a national competition authority decision, acting for a company in a complex state aid procedure before the Dutch court. He also handles compliance work in relation to trade associations, joint purchasing organizations, joint ventures, e-commerce and vertically integrated companies.


Marc is a member of the Association for Competition Law (VvM), the Dutch Association for European Law (NVER) and the Dutch Association of Public Procurement Law (NVvA). Marc regularly publishes in legal journals on Dutch and European competition law and is co-author of the quarterly contribution on competition law in Ars Aequi, the largest legal journal of the Netherlands. Next to that, Marc is a guest lecturer at Utrecht University on private enforcement of competition law.


EU and competition

Within: EU and competition

Dentons Boekel’s ‘extraordinary’ team has considerable experience across a wide range of matters, including antitrust litigation, state aid and public procurement. Well-regarded group head Marc Kuijper and Michel Deckers, who is ‘a highly experienced and versatile litigator’, represented Macedonian Thrace Brewery in proceedings brought against Heineken and its Greek subsidiary Athenian Brewery regarding abuse of dominance. Kuijper has also been assisting Spaansen Holding with complex state aid proceedings brought before the Court of Appeals concerning the recovery of state aid by a Dutch municipality. Frederieke Leeflang is also a name to note.

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Netherlands: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Dentons Boekel’s ‘very good’ team has considerable experience in antitrust matters. Group head Michel Deckers and Marc Kuijper are leading advice to Vestel on the Dutch aspects of damages proceedings brought against parties in the cathode ray tube cartel. Marc Elshof is also recommended.

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