Kornel Olsthoorn has experience assisting clients in trade defense investigations, customs matters, as well as commercial and corporate disputes. He advises on EU trade, World Trade Organization (WTO) law, export controls, customs law, and Dutch and EU competition law.
Kornel's recent engagements include the representation of a group of expropriated bondholders in connection with the nationalization of SNS Reaal and SNS Bank.
Kornel has assisted clients with EU trade defense investigations concerning antidumping, subsidies, and anticircumvention. He has advised clients in a wide variety of other trade matters such as trade negotiations and WTO dispute settlements. Kornel has assessed compliance of clients' trading practices with EU export controls and sanctions and has assisted clients with pre- and post-investment regulatory scrutiny of cross-border transactions. He also has advised clients on EU customs matters, in particular on tariff classification and customs valuation issues, and has handled customs-related criminal enforcement investigations by national authorities. In addition, Kornel works on regulatory matters and Dutch and EU competition cases.
Prior to joining Jones Day in 2017, Kornel worked at a leading international trade and EU competition law firm in Brussels and as an intern in the chambers of Marc van der Woude, president of the EU General Court.
Antitrust Alert: The Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets Publishes Settlement Guidelines
'More foes than friends: het Hof van Justitie van de Europese Unie en geschillenbeslechting tussen investeerders en staten op grond van bilaterale investeringsverdragen tussen EU-lidstaten', Tijdschrift voor Europees en economisch Recht 2018, aflevering 9, pp. 376-381
- April 2020
'Oude wijn in nieuwe zakken: over de oorsprongsmarkering van levensmiddelen uit de door Israël bezette gebieden’, Nederlands tijdschrift voor Europees recht 2020(1-2)
- May 2020
Headnote 'Protocol (No 3) on the Statute of the Court of Justice of the European Union', OXIO 0491, Oxford International Organisations
- January 2020
Headnote 'International Convention on the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System', OXIO 0490, Oxford International Organizations
- March 2019
'De een zijn dood, de ander zijn brood: De handelsbeschermende maatregelen van president Trump en de mogelijke impact ervan voor het bedrijfsleven in de EU en Nederland', Tijdschrift Ondernemingsrecht 2019(3), pp. 161-171
- April-May 2020
Trade Practicum, LL.M. International Trade & Investment Law, University of Amsterdam
- College of Europe, Bruges (LL.M. in European Legal Studies cum laude 2013); University of Utrecht (LL.B. cum laude 2012); University of Cambridge (Erasmus exchange, 2010-2011)
- Dutch, English, French, Hungarian