litigation teams

Pinault-Printemps-Redoute (PPR)

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Amsterdam: Jan Willem van der Staay (head of PPR litigation – corporate partner); Evert Vink (senior associate); Gerard Meyer (procedural expert); Diederik Sillevis Smitt (associate)

Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz, New York: David Katz (partner)

Darrois Villey Maillot Brouchier, Paris: Jean-Michel Darrois (senior litigation partner); Alain Maillot (litigation partner)

PPR in-house: Michel Friocourt (head of legal)

LVMH

Stibbe: Jitta Marius Josephus (lead litigator); Paul van den Hoek (partner)

Nauta Dutilh: Professor Paul Storm (partner); Harmel de Mol van Otterloo (corporate partner)

LVMH in-house: head of corporate affairs James Lieber and two in-house lawyers

GUCCI

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek (Dutch partner of Linklaters & Alliance): Peter Wakkie (lead partner); Peter van Schilfgaarde (litigation partner); Martin van Olffen (corporate partner); Bernard Spoor (corporate partner); Marcus Wagemakers (corporate associate); Elsje Jorritsma (competition partner); Jolling de Pree (competition partner elect)

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, London: Scott Simpson, Alexander Kaarls, AnnBeth Begrowicz (covering corporate aspects)

ESOP

Houthoff Buruma: Lunsingh Scheuleer (partner)

Members of the Enterprise Chamber: Willems (chairman); Visser (judge); den Boer (judge); Traas (board member); Timmermans (board member). There were other members in the 1999 cases but Willems remained chairman.

The three Dutch investigators: Jan Rijkels (former partner in the tax law firm of Loyens & Volkmaars in Amsterdam); Aad Jacobs (former chief executive officer of Dutch bank and insurance company ING Groep); Professor Harny Honée (former director of legal affairs at Unilever NV and currently professor of corporate law at Erasmus University in Rotterdam)