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Cyriel Ruers

Senior Associate


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Cyriel Ruers

Senior Associate


Cyriel is a Senior Associate in the Amsterdam office. He has broad experience in public economic law, with a focus on competition law, market regulation and consumer protection matters.

He regularly represents clients in proceedings before competition and regulatory authorities and courts. Cyriel also represents clients in civil litigation, in particular involving elements of competition law and sector specific legislation. He has acted for clients in a wide range of regulated industries, including energy, telecoms and aviation.

He successfully completed the postgraduate specialisation course on Dutch administrative law (Grotius Algemeen Bestuursrecht). Prior to joining Allen & Overy he graduated from the Law & Economics program at Utrecht University.

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Publications: 21 JULY 2021

The National Security and Investment Act (NSIA): a date is set

The UK’s strengthened national security regime will commence on 4 January 2022. From that date there will be a dramatic expansion of the UK Government’s ability to scrutinise investments. That will…

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Publications: 02 JULY 2021

Germany’s New Supply Chain Act – Part 4 of 4 – FAQs

This briefing is Part 4 of a series of briefings aiming at providing an overview of the key elements of the new German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act.

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Publications: 28 JUNE 2021

Germany’s New Supply Chain Act – Part 3 of 4 – Litigation

The Supply Chain Due Diligence Act (the “Act”) does not create any new civil liability for in-scope companies. The Act does, however, increase the risk to companies of litigation under the existing…

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Publications: 16 DECEMBER 2020

The Digital Services Act package is here

On 15 December 2020, the European Commission published its Digital Services Act package which proposes two pieces of legislation: the Digital Services Act and the Digital Markets Act. This package…

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