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Edmon Oude Elferink

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Advocaat

CMS EU Law Office
Avenue des Nerviens 85
1040 Brussels
Belgium
CMS
Atrium - Parnassusweg 737
1077 DG Amsterdam
PO Box 94700
1090 GS Amsterdam
Netherlands
Languages German, French, English, Dutch

Edmon Oude Elferink heads both the EU & Competition team and the Data Protection and Privacy team in the Netherlands. He is based out of the CMS EU Law Office in Brussels and advises clients on general EU law, competition law, state aid and data protection.​

Edmon has represented a large number of clients in investigations carried out by the European Commission and national regulators. He previously worked as a référendaire (law clerk) at the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg.   ​

Edmon is praised by his clients for his ability his hands on approach and has been referred to in Chambers Europe as an “exceptionally good lawyer”​

Industry focus: life sciences, construction and automotive. 

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‘Edmon Oude Elferink is knowledgeable, steadfast, pragmatic and service oriented at the same time, exactly what an in-house counsel needs from outside counsel support‘.

The Legal 500 EMEA 2020

Edmon Oude Elferink is recommended.

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2020

Praised for his pragmatic approach and his "understanding of how the politics and dynamics of the competition authority work”.

Chambers Europe, 2020

As part of his broader EU law practice, Edmon Oude Elferink attracts particular attention as a Dutch-qualified lawyer handling Dutch competition law matters from Brussels.

Chambers Global, 2020

Edmon Oude Elferink is recommended.

The Legal 500, 2019

Edmon Oude Elferink is a "rising star" at CMS EU Law Office, and receives praise for his "good knowledge of both law and tactics."

Chambers Europe, 2019

Education

  • Dutch and European Competition Law, Grotius Academy for Post-Graduate Law Studies
  • Master European Law , Europa Institut, Universität des Saarlandes, Germany
  • Dutch Law, University of Groningen
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Memberships

  • Lecturer on Expert Group Competition, European developments in the field of competition law, at the Knowledge Centre for Financial and Economic Law.
  • SEW: Tijdschrift voor Europees en Economisch recht: "Jurisprudentie actueel." (Monthly contribution on case law of the General Court of the European Union)
  • Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Europees Recht: member of the board of editors.
  • The Netherlands Association for European Law
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08 April 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to state aid in the EU dur­ing coronavir­us crisis
Any busi­ness in the world could be af­fected by the coronavir­us (COV­ID-19) pan­dem­ic. For many, ur­gent meas­ures need to be taken to avoid ser­i­ous fin­an­cial con­sequences as a res­ult of these chal­len­ging and un­pre­ced­en­ted times. Against this back­drop, gov­ern­ments are in­tro­du­cing new meas­ures to provide dir­ect fin­an­cial and non-fin­an­cial sup­port to busi­nesses of all sizes. Any such meas­ures need to com­ply with EU State Aid law and many will re­quire ap­prov­al by the EU Com­mis­sion.
19 February 2019
GDPR and a no-deal Brexit: trans­fer­ring data with the UK after March 29
With only 40 days to go un­til the dead­line for the UK's exit from the EU, many busi­nesses are now ask­ing: if a no-deal Brexit takes place on 29 March 2019, how will this im­pact the trans­fer of data between...
13 February 2018
GDPR: ma­jor im­pact on hotel in­dustry
In a de­vel­op­ment that is ex­pec­ted to re­ver­ber­ate across the hotel in­dustry of the Neth­er­lands and EU, the Gen­er­al Data Pro­tec­tion Reg­u­la­tion (GDPR) is sched­uled to come in­to force on 25 May 2018. The...
13 September 2017
The ap­plic­a­tion of EU mer­ger con­trol cla­ri­fied: no EC no­ti­fic­a­tion re­quired...
In the first ever pre­lim­in­ary rul­ing on the EU mer­ger con­trol re­gime, the Court of Justice of the European Uni­on ("CJEU") brought much needed clar­ity on wheth­er the shift from sole con­trol to joint con­trol...
07 September 2017
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The long-awaited In­tel judg­ment on re­bates, re­leased on 6 Septem­ber, has es­tab­lished, fol­low­ing years of de­bate, a stand­ard for reg­u­lat­ory in­ter­ven­tion that re­quires a fo­cus on the likely ef­fects of in­di­vidu­al...