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Marc Wiggers, PhD

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Loyens & Loeff

Work Department

Competition & Regulatory, Healthcare

Position

Partner, Attorney at Law

Career

Marc Wiggers is a member of the Competition & Regulatory practice group. He specialises in EU (Dutch and European) competition and healthcare law.

Marc has broad experience litigating in this area, for instance in cartel (damages) proceedings. He gives advice on the application of competition rules (cartel prohibition, ban on abuse of dominance, prohibition on state aid and merger control) and the regulatory framework for the Dutch healthcare sector. His other areas of expertise include supervision of competition and healthcare authorities, corporate investigations and compliance.

Marc is a member of the Loyens & Loeff Competition Litigation Team, the Corporate Investigations Team and the Healthcare Team. He focuses on (regulated) sectors such as healthcare, pharma, harbour, food and tech.

Marc is a (head) lecturer at the Grotius Academy, where he teaches post-graduate courses in healthcare and competition law, and he teaches at universities on a regular basis. He gives lectures and publishes frequently on issues relating to competition and healthcare law in professional journals.

Languages

Dutch, English, French

Education

Dutch law, University of Utrecht, 2005
European law, Université Panthéon-Assas, Paris, France, 2005
Title of dissertation: “Marktwerking in de zorg met een focus op de bevoegdheden van de ACM en de NZa” (Market forces in the health care sector, the powers of the Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets and Dutch Health Care Authority), Radboud University, 2013


Netherlands

EU and competition

Within: Next generation lawyers

Marc Wiggers - Loyens & Loeff

Within: EU and competition

Loyens & Loeff’s team has 'a practical and co-operative approach' and has developed particular expertise in the healthcare sector. Key names include Professor Gert-Wim van de Meent, recently promoted partner Marc Wiggers, PhD and counsel Marc Custers. Natasja Brusik and Robin Struijlaart are the names to note at senior associate level.

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  • New reporting obligations for Luxembourg securitisation vehicles

    Recognising the close links between the securitisation activities of financial vehicles corporations engaged in securitisation transactions (FVCs) and monetary financial institutions, the European Central Bank (ECB) has adopted on December 19, 2008 Regulation (EC) No 24/2009 concerning statistics on the assets and liabilities of FVCs (the ECB Regulation).
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