Arnoud is a leading challenger of EU anti dumping regulations, with an unmatched success rate in such cases before the European courts, enabling his clients to obtain significant duty refunds. In addition, he helps companies understand the concrete implications of the WTO rules and treaty (trade) provisions for their business. Such understanding has helped his clients improve competitiveness and financial performance.
Mr Willems publishes and speaks widely on trade topics such as anti-dumping, customs, the WTO accession of Russia and China, trade rules in energy, climate change, export controls and sanctions. His articles have been published in Asian, European and American journals.
Before entering private practice, Mr. Willems was a lieutenant in the Royal Dutch Navy and served as a legal officer at Royal Philips Electronics. Mr Willems received his Meester in de Rechten from the University of Leiden in 1992. He is a member of the Brussels bar - A list.
This biography is an extract from The International Who's Who of Trade & Customs Lawyers which can be purchased from our Shop.
It is not possible to buy entry into any Who's Who Legal publication
Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.