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Sebastiaan van Dam
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Booking.com judgment: jurisdiction for actions based on an abuse of a dominant position

On 24 November 2020, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that the German hotel Wikingerhof, which used the Booking.com platform, may bring proceedings based on an abuse of a dominant position before the courts of Germany, although defendant Booking.com was domiciled in the Netherlands. The decision stems from the questions of the German referring
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MVGM acquires the continental European property management business of Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL). BarentsKrans led the pan European legal team on behalf of MVGM.

Dutch-based property manager MVGM and international real estate services provider JLL have reached an agreement for MVGM to acquire the continental European property management business of Jones Lang LaSalle, creating a pure-play property manager with a pan-European footprint. An alliance partnership between MVGM and JLL will allow them to develop and service a mutual client
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Engineering firm Lievense acquires high-voltage specialist Petersburg Consultants

BarentsKrans assisted the shareholders of Petersburg Consultants B.V. with the sale of the company by consultancy- and engineering firm Lievense Holding B.V. Petersburg Consultants B.V. is active in the field of high voltage, high voltage related infrastructure and the influence of high voltage on the environment. With this acquisition Lievense is taking an important step
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