Education

  • Ghent University, J.D. (2012) magna cum laude
  • New York University School of Law, LL.M. competition, innovation, and information law (2016)

Admissions

  • Belgium
  • European Court

Languages

  • Dutch
  • English
  • French

Marieke Van Nieuwenborgh

Counsel
mvannieuwenborgh@crowell.com
+32.2.282.4083

Counsel Marieke Van Nieuwenborgh has standout capabilities in the field of antitrust recovery and follow-on damages. – Legal 500 Belgium, 2022 Insights

With over a decade of experience in EU and Belgian competition law, Marieke Van Nieuwenborgh focuses her practice on antitrust damages recovery. She assists clients in proceedings relating to actions for damages for competition law infringements.

Marieke has represented national and international companies before the Belgian Competition Authority and the European Commission in both merger control proceedings and cartel investigations. In addition, she regularly litigates competition cases before the Belgian and European courts.

Marieke is a counsel in Crowell & Moring’s Brussels office and a member of the firm’s Antitrust and Competition Group. Her experience includes counseling clients on cooperation, exclusivity, and distribution agreements across various industries, including the transport and telecom sectors and entertainment. She also assists clients in the e-commerce sector with matters relating to online sales and presence.



Speeches & Presentations



Publications

  • "Brussels Market Court overturns BCA's decision to fine Caudalie for RPM and online sales restrictions. BCA cannot have its cake and eat it too," Competitio, pp. 61-84 (April 2021). Author: Marieke Van Nieuwenbourgh.
  • "E-Commerce in Europe: More Fines, More Problems (For Brand Owners)" Crowell & Moring's Retail & Consumer Products Law Observer (August 9, 2019). Authors: Sean-Paul Brankin and Marieke Van Nieuwenborgh.
  • "E-Commerce in Europe: A Look at the Ongoing Impact of the European Commission’s 2017 E-Commerce Sector Inquiry," Crowell & Moring's Retail & Consumer Products Law Observer (June 4, 2019). Authors: Sean-Paul Brankin and Marieke Van Nieuwenborgh.
  • "E-Commerce in Europe: A Look into Nike’s Recent Antitrust Fines," Crowell & Moring's Retail & Consumer Products Law Observer (May 9, 2019). Authors: Sean-Paul Brankin and Marieke Van Nieuwenborgh.
  • "Verkopen via Amazon en eBay onder druk: platformverbod niet beperkt tot luxeproducten in selectieve distributienetwerken?" Tijdschrift voor Belgisch Handelsrecht-Revue de Droit Commercial Belge 2018/8, p. 918-923 (2018). Author: Marieke Van Nieuwenborgh.
  • "De rechtsvordering tot schadevergoeding voor mededingingsinbreuken. Een grote stap vooruit?" Tijdschrift voor Belgisch Handelsrecht-Revue de Droit Commercial Belge 2018/2, p. 119-140 (2018). Author: Marieke Van Nieuwenborgh.


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Firm News & Announcements

January 2, 2020 Crowell & Moring Elects Eight New Partners and Promotes Seven to Senior Counsel and 26 to Counsel Positions
February 22, 2019 Crowell & Moring's Antitrust Group Listed as "Highly Recommended" in Global Competition Review's 19th Annual "GCR 100"