Marc, has broad experience litigating in this area, for instance in cartel proceedings and cartel damages claims. He gives advice on the application of competition rules (cartel prohibition, ban on abuse of dominance, prohibition on state aid and merger control) and the regulatory framework for the Dutch healthcare and EU tech sector. His other areas of expertise include supervision of competition and healthcare authorities, foreign direct investments screening (FDI), corporate investigations and compliance.

Marc is co-head of the Digital Economy Team and member of the Competition Litigation Team, the Corporate Investigations Team and the Healthcare & Life Science Team. He focuses on (regulated) sectors such as healthcare, tech, pharma.

Marc is a (head) lecturer at the Grotius Academy, where he teaches post-graduate courses in healthcare and competition law, and he teaches at universities on a regular basis. He lectures and publishes frequently on issues relating to competition and healthcare law in professional journals. He is author of the book Digital Competition Law in Europe and is editor of the Handbook on Healthcare Compliance.

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Qualifications

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Title of dissertation: “Marktwerking in de zorg met een focus op de bevoegdheden van de ACM en de NZa” (Market forces in the health care sector, the powers of the Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets and Dutch Health Care Authority), Radboud University, 2013
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European law, Université Panthéon-Assas, Paris, France, 2005
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Dutch law, University of Utrecht, 2005

What others say

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Marc Wiggers moves up in the rankings this year following glowing client feedback. He assists with merger control procedures, state aid issues and ACM investigations. His commercial acumen is a source of praise among clients, one characterising him as "hands-on and a pleasure to work with."
Chambers Europe (2021)
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"Marc Wiggers advises clients on merger control and ACM investigations. His client roster particularly features clients in the healthcare sector, including providers and insurers."
Chambers Europe (2020)
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"Wiggers has a keen eye for what kind of advice has the maximum effect in practice; he understands how the business environment operates and which actions work best. He is good at explaining legal matters in layman's terms and has a proactive and entrepreneurial spirit."
Chambers Europe (2018)
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"Marc Wiggers (partner): on the job, always available, experienced, very efficient in/on strategy, ability to understand client’s business in very limited time."
Legal 500 (2022)
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"Partner Marc Wiggers is singled out for competition work. Marc is a true super-competition specialist. Marc possesses a unique combination of knowledge and expertise of competition law on the one hand, and specific knowledge and experience in the healthcare (insurance) sector on the other hand."
Legal 500 (2022)
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"An excellent adviser"
Chambers & Partners Europe (2022)
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