is a website which posts on topics of competition law. is a website of VAN HASSELT LAW. This website is in collaboration with Urios, study association for International and European law in Utrecht.



EU/Dutch competition law

Which competition rules apply in the Netherlands?


Private enforcement of competition law in the Netherlands

Public enforcement of competition law in the Netherlands

Merger control

When does a concentration require prior notification to the Dutch competition authority?

Abuse of dominance

What does abuse of dominance mean in the Netherlands?

Cartel prohibition

What agreements are prohibited by the Dutch Competition Act?

Dutch competition authority

Does the ACM provide informal guidance on competition matters?

To what extent can parties rely on informal views issued by the ACM?

Are informal views made public?