Jeroen Kortmann

I am Jeroen Kortmann
Class Actions and Group Actions specialist
Litigation and Dispute Resolution specialist
Competition Disputes specialist

Jeroen Kortmann

Jeroen heads Stibbe's International Litigation Group. Acting as a defence counsel in large international disputes,  he has considerable experience in cross-border litigation. His specializations are: collective redress, competition damages litigation, tort law, contractual disputes and insurance litigation. 

Jeroen holds a Ph.D. from the University of Oxford and from 2005 to 2006, he was a foreign associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York. Jeroen is the author of several publications, chiefly on the subject of tort law, competition damages litigation and collective redress. 

In 2007, he was appointed professor of private law at the University of Amsterdam, where he teaches the subject of European Tort Law. 

Specialties: Cross-border litigation; liability in contract, tort and unjust enrichment; insurance law; antitrust damage litigation.

  • Languages: Dutch, English
  • Admitted to the Amsterdam Bar: 2003
  • Partner since: 2008

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01.06.2018 EU law
District Court of Amsterdam declines jurisdiction in competition law damages case

Short Reads - On 9 May 2018, the District Court of Amsterdam declined to accept jurisdiction over Athenian Brewery (AB), a Greek subsidiary of Heineken, in a civil case brought by competitor Macedonian Thrace Brewery (MTB). In the same judgment, the Amsterdam District Court did accept jurisdiction over the alleged claim brought by MTB against Heineken N.V. (Heineken), for the reason that Heineken is based in Amsterdam. The case against Heineken will therefore continue to the next procedural phase, in which the parties will debate the merits of MTB’s alleged claim against Heineken.

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01.05.2018 EU law
District Court of Amsterdam rules on requests for pre-procedural hearings

Short Reads - On 29 March 2018, the District Court of Amsterdam ruled on requests for pre-procedural hearings in relation to the alleged infringements in the two separate cases of Trucks and CRT. This is the first time a Dutch court has ruled on a request for a pre-procedural hearing in follow-on damages cases. The District Court of Amsterdam rejected both requests because it did not consider it likely that a pre-procedural hearing would be useful in either case.

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05.02.2018 NL law
Wetsvoorstel aanvullende maatregelen accountantsorganisaties: alsnog overgangsrecht bij verlengde termijn voor tuchtklachten

Short Reads - In onze Alert van 20 juli 2017 hebben wij aandacht besteed aan het op 10 februari 2017 ingediende wetsvoorstel aanvullende maatregelen accountantsorganisaties ("Wetsvoorstel"). Een van de voorgestelde maatregelen in het Wetsvoorstel is het laten vervallen van de thans in art. 22 van de Wet tuchtrechtspraak accountants ("Wtra") opgenomen "subjectieve vervaltermijn".

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23.01.2018 NL law
Overview of Legislative Proposal on Collective Action (NL) - As amended by the Amendment Bill of 11 January 2018

Articles - In the Netherlands, it is possible for a representative entity to bring a "collective action" on an "opt-out basis" under article 3:305a of the Dutch Civil Code (the "DCC"). However, under the current provisions in Dutch law, the representative entity is not entitled to claim monetary damages. This limitation is likely to be removed in the not too distant future.

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