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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Seminar 'Personal data from a broader perspective: overlap inside and outside the privacy domain'

Seminar - On 20 November 2018, Stibbe will host a seminar on privacy. Several Stibbe lawyers will discuss personal data from a broader perspective and the overlap that can occur inside and outside the legal privacy domain.

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01.11.2018 NL law
European Court of Justice clarifies the application of choice of forum clauses in competition damages claims

Short Reads - On 24 October 2018, the European Court of Justice ruled that a choice of forum clause in a contract between Apple and eBizcuss, a former reseller of Apple products, may apply to abuse of dominance claims, even when the clause does not explicitly refer to disputes relating to liability resulting from a competition law infringement.

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01.06.2018 NL 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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01.08.2018 NL law
Court of Appeal in the Netherlands decides to appoint independent economic experts in TenneT v ABB

Short Reads - On 20 July 2018, the Court of Appeal of Gelderland published another interim judgment in the ongoing proceedings between TenneT, the grid operator in the Netherlands, and ABB in relation to the gas insulated switchgear (GIS) infringement. After the Dutch Supreme Court had confirmed in a judgment of 8 July 2016 [see our August 2016 Newsletter] that the passing-on defence is available under Dutch law, the Court of Appeal of Gelderland decided to appoint independent economic experts to provide input on the calculation of overcharge and the existence of pass-on.

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01.05.2018 NL 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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