Bas Braeken is specialised in European and Dutch competition law and has a wealth of experience in regulated markets (in specific telecommunications). Bas advises clients on all aspects of competition law, including cartels, vertical distribution (with a focus on dual pricing) and merger control issues. He represented one of the companies in cartel proceedings that ended with the only judgment so far by the European Court of Justice in a Dutch cartel case. Bas has extensive experience with complex merger control issues, including second phase proceedings at both the European Commission and the Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets. In addition, Bas is a renowned expert in the telecoms and other regulated markets. He successfully represented various companies in numerous antitrust and regulatory proceedings relating to, amongst others, access and price regulation, frequencies and (abuse of) dominance. Bas is one of the founding partners of Maverick Advocaten NV.