Unfair Competition and Consumer Protection

We are Stibbe Unfair Competition and Consumer Protection specialists

We have expertise in representing our clients before the highest level of courts, guiding them through every stage of complex proceedings.

Unfair Competition and Consumer Protection

As one of the leading firms in this complex area of law, our broad expertise has successfully assisted many clients in disputes before the courts.

Our advice and litigation experience covers a diverse range of matters such as misleading and comparative advertising, loyalty schemes, joint offers, sales at a loss, seasonal sales, liquidation sales, (un)fair sales practices (refusal to supply, denigration, parallel trade), lotteries and games, product legislation, labelling, price reduction mechanisms and legislation regarding products.

We handle these complex matters across a variety of sectors including retail, toys, tobacco, hygiene products and food.

Through our interdisciplinary approach we assist clients with specific actions, drafting commercial conditions and rules of competitions, as well as representing them before the national courts, the Court of Justice and the EU Commission, in particular with regards to preliminary rulings and complaints.

Furthermore, we have essential experience with negotiations and procedures before various regulators and inspection authorities.


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Experience

Market recognition

Who's Who Legal Awards 2018

Belgium Law Firm of the Year

Clients enjoy working with the team, describing the lawyers as "responsive, knowledgeable and able to think with the business to find practical solutions."

Chambers Europe 2019, Competition / European law chapter
Chambers Award 2018

Netherlands Law Firm of the Year

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