Arnout Koeman is a senior associate in NautaDutilh's Competition and EU law group. His clients are active in a wide range of sectors, such as financial services, energy, healthcare and telecom.
Arnout has experience with advising on merger control filings with the Authority for Consumers & Markets, the Dutch Healthcare Authority and the European Commission. Recent cases include: the joint venture between the oil and gas operations of Dyas (a subsidiary of SHV) and Oranje Nassau Energie, the joint venture between Vodafone and Ziggo and the acquisition of the private banking unit of Société Générale Belgium by ABN AMRO.
In addition, Arnout has advised clients in cartel cases, abuse of dominance cases and state aid cases. He also coordinates and conducts internal investigations. Finally, Arnout has a special interest in sustainability and competition law. Recent examples of his experience are: advising a large municipality regarding state aid proceedings with the European Commission and representing a client before the Dutch court in interim proceedings regarding an abuse of dominance.
Arnout graduated from the University of Utrecht in 2011. He also spent six months at the University of Toulouse (UT1) with the Erasmus exchange program. Before joining NautaDutilh in 2015, he worked for De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek in Amsterdam.
Arnout is a member of the Dutch association of competition law ("Vereniging voor Mededingingsrecht"), the Dutch organisation of jurists ("Nederlandse Juristen-Vereniging"), the Dutch association of European Law ("Nederlandse Vereniging voor Europees Recht") and the International Association of Young Lawyers ("AIJA").