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Laura van Kruijsdijk

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Brussels, B - 1000

Laura van Kruijsdijk is an associate in the Brussels office of Crowell & Moring. She focuses on competition, telecommunications, media, and technology law. Prior to joining Crowell & Moring, Laura completed several internships in national and international law firms. In the spring of 2017, Laura completed a traineeship at the European Commission’s Directorate General for Competition, where she gained experience in merger control in the energy, environment, and automotive and trucking sectors.

Laura earned her B.A. in law from the Catholic University of Leuven in 2014 and obtained a J.D., cum laude, from the Catholic University of Leuven in 2016. In 2016, she participated in the summer school programme of the London School of Economics and Political Science, focusing on competition law. She obtained an LL.M, magna cum laude, from the Institute for European Studies of the Université Libre de Bruxelles with a specialization in competition law. She became a member of the Brussels bar in 2017.


  • Catholic University of Leuven, B.A. in law (2014)
  • Catholic University of Leuven, J.D. (2016) cum laude
  • London School of Economics and Political Science, summer school competition law (2016) Upper Second Class Honours
  • Universite Libre De Bruxelles, LL.M. (2017) magna cum laude


Admitted to practice: in Belgium and before the European Court

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"Reform of Belgian Competition Law & New Rules in B2B Relationships," Antitrust Law Alert (June 14, 2019). Contacts: Thomas De Meese, Emmanuel Plasschaert, Laura van Kruijsdijk, Margaux van Steenbergh
Client Alert/Newsletter
"Greece Implements the Trade Secrets Directive," Crowell & Moring's Trade Secrets Trends (May 31, 2019). Authors: Julia Milewski, Laura van Kruijsdijk and Ava Erma.
"Overname van The Kooples Group door Maus Frères is goedgekeurd door de Franse mededingingsautoriteit," FashionUnited (May 20, 2019). Author: Laura van Kruijsdijk.
"European Commission Ramps up Procedural Penalties in Merger Cases with €52 Million Fine for Negligent Provision of Incorrect Information," Antitrust Law Alert (April 16, 2019). Contacts: Sean-Paul Brankin, Laura van Kruijsdijk
Client Alert/Newsletter
"Guess What... Increasing Focus on Online Distribution and a New Type of Infringement," Competition Law Insight (March 29, 2019). Authors: Sean-Paul Brankin, Evi Mattioli, and Laura van Kruijsdijk.
"De mededingingsautoriteiten, influencers in de mode-industrie," FashionUnited (March 12, 2019). Authors: Evi Mattioli and Laura van Kruijsdijk.
"The Competition Authorities, Influencers In The Fashion Industry," FashionUnited (March 12, 2019). Authors: Evi Mattioli and Laura van Kruijsdijk.
"Dit is waarom de Europese Commissie een diepgaand onderzoek naar Nederlandse belastingafspraken met Nike opent," FashionUnited (January 11, 2019). Authors: Evi Mattioli, and Laura van Kruijsdijk.
"European Commission Fines Guess Almost 40 Million Euros In New Crusade Against Online Distribution Restrictions," FashionUnited, also published in Dutch as "Onder de loep: Europese Commissie beboet Guess in strijd tegen online distributiebeperkingen," available here (January 10, 2019). Authors: Evi Mattioli, and Laura van Kruijsdijk.
"Voorlopige maatregelen door de Belgische Mededingingsautoriteit: stand van zaken na 5 jaar prima facie-vaststellingen onder Boek IV van het Wetboek economisch recht," Tijdschrift voor Belgisch Handelsrecht, 2018/8 (October 2018). Co-Author: Thomas de Meese; Collaborators: Evi Mattioli, Adélaïde Nys, and Laura van Kruijsdijk.

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