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Loyens & Loeff

BLAAK 31, 3011 GA ROTTERDAM, PO BOX 2888, 3000 CW ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
Tel:
Work +31 10 224 6224
Fax:
Fax +31 10 412 5839
Email:
Web:
www.loyensloeff.com
Amsterdam, Arnhem (Oosterbeek), Brussels, Dubai, Hong Kong, London and 7 more

Serge Zwanen

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Work +31102246221
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Loyens & Loeff

Work Department

Litigation & Risk Management

Position

Serge Zwanen, attorney at law, is a member of the Litigation & Risk Management practice group

Career

He specialises in the legal aspects of commercial contracts (including distribution and agency), information & communication technology (IT contracts and outsourcing transactions), intellectual property and litigation.

Languages

Dutch and English

Education

Dutch law, University of Maastricht, 1994
Grotius course IT Law, University of Nijmegen, 2002


Netherlands: Industry focus

IT

Within: IT

The team of ‘responsive experts’ at Loyens & Loeff is strong in data protection, outsourcing and litigation. Group head Serge Zwanen and Kim Lucassen acted for Jaguar Land Rover on data protection matters relating to ‘smart’ cars.

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Telecoms

Within: Telecoms

Well-positioned at the cutting edge of legal issues’, Loyens & Loeff delivers ‘on-point, comprehensive advice regardless of the matter’s breadth or complexity’. Litigators Serge Zwanen and Kim Lucassen head the department; senior associate Joanne Zaaijer is ‘very widely knowledgeable’. Interxion Holding is a client.

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Legal Developments by:
Loyens & Loeff

  • New reporting obligations for Luxembourg securitisation vehicles

    Recognising the close links between the securitisation activities of financial vehicles corporations engaged in securitisation transactions (FVCs) and monetary financial institutions, the European Central Bank (ECB) has adopted on December 19, 2008 Regulation (EC) No 24/2009 concerning statistics on the assets and liabilities of FVCs (the ECB Regulation).
    - Loyens & Loeff

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  • New Late Payments Directive

    Despite the implementation of Directive 2000/35/EC on combating late payment in commercial transactions in 2002, the European Commission (the “Commission”) concluded in 2008 that late payments were still widespread in the EU. It also turned out that public authorities in certain Member States were stipulating unjustifiably long contractual payment periods for transactions.
  • Amendment of the Collective Redundancy Notification Act

    On 1 March 2012 the Collective Redundancy Notification Act (Wet Melding Collective Outslug, "WACO") will be amended. What changes does this involve?
  • New Corporate Law Legislation

    In the field of corporate law, there are four (coming) Acts that attract attention, namely the introduction of the tenth book of the Dutch Civil Code, the amendment of the Marital Property Act and, to conclude, the coming entry into effect of the Management and Supervision Act and the Flexibilization of BV Act. Please find below a short explanation of each Act.
  • Shipping & Transport - Netherlands

    Attaching maritime assets in insolvency
    - AKD
  • The employment of foreign workers. What issues do you need to be aware of as an employer?

    The employment of foreign workers regularly raises questions. A brief summary of the most important areas of attention will be dealt with in this article.
    - AKD
  • Non-solicitation agreement violated via LinkedIn

    A non-solicitation agreement usually restricts the ability of an employee - after an employment contract has ended - to approach the clients of the former employer. The former employee of a software company recently discovered that the scope of such an agreement can also include contacts made via LinkedIn.
    - AKD
  • NETHERLANDS AS A GLOBAL FINANCE CENTRE

    Few jurisdictions can boast a foreign direct investment record like the Netherlands. As the world's seventh largest inward receiver of investments, housing approximately 9000 foreign-owned companies, the country's dynamic business environment provides an invaluable insight into macro investment trends.
    - AKD
  • Forming a company in the Netherlands

    The Netherlands and Dutch law The Netherlands is a perfect business location for foreign entrepreneurs (2,000 subsidiaries in Amsterdam, 140,000 jobs). It is the gateway to densely populated Western Europe and has a well-developed logistic and technical infrastructure.
  • Leasing of commercial premises in the Netherlands

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  • Employment of foreign workers in the Netherlands

    The employment of foreign workers in the Netherlands regularly raises questions. What issues do you need to be aware of as an employer? A brief summary of the most important areas of attention will be dealt with in this article.
    - AKD