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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CDC/Kemira: Amsterdam Court of Appeal applies European principle of effectiveness to limitation periods

Short Reads - In a private enforcement case brought by CDC against Kemira, the Amsterdam Court of Appeal applies the European principle of effectiveness and rules that claims are not time-barred under Spanish, Finnish and Swedish law. With reference to the Cogeco judgment of the ECJ, the Court considers that claimants must be able to await the outcome of any administrative appeal against an infringement decision, even in relation to respondents who themselves have not filed appeals against the infringement decision.

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Dutch court rules that investors suffer investment loss in the market where securities are listed and traded

Short Reads - On 29 January 2020, the Rotterdam District Court ruled on the question of which laws are applicable to the tort claims brought by (former) Petrobras investors against Petrobras (ECLI:NL:RBROT:2020:614). The Court applied the main rule of EU Regulation Rome II (the “Rome II Regulation”), which stipulates that the law applicable to claims in tort is the law of the country in which the harm suffered by the victim as a result of the tort occurs.

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06.02.2020 NL law
Den Bosch Court of Appeal revives damages claims in Dutch prestressing steel litigation

Short Reads - On 28 January 2020, the Court of Appeal of Den Bosch issued a ruling in the Dutch prestressing steel litigation. In its ruling, the Court of Appeal overturned a 2016 judgment of the District Court of Limburg, in which it was held that civil damages claims brought by Deutsche Bahn were time-barred under German law (see our January 2017 newsletter).

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Floodgates open? ECJ allows cartel damage claim for remote economic loss

Short Reads - A mantra of EU competition law is that "any person" can claim full compensation for all the loss caused to him or her through a competition law infringement. In the Otis judgment of 12 December 2019, the ECJ clarified that "any person" is not limited only to market participants such as buyers or suppliers. Persons who suffered a loss as a result of missed investment opportunities must also be able to request compensation.

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