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Stibbe

BEETHOVENPLEIN 10, 1077 WM AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
Tel:
Work +31 20 546 06 06
Fax:
Fax +31 20 546 0123
Email:
Web:
www.stibbe.com
Amsterdam, Brussels, Dubai, London, Luxembourg, New York

Heleen Kersten

Tel:
Work +31 20 546 03 70
Email:
Web:
www.stibbe.com/en/people/h/heleen-kersten
Stibbe

Work Department

Capital Markets, Corporate and M&A.

Position

Heleen specialises in mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets, corporate law and corporate governance. Please visit the Stibbe website for more details: http://www.stibbe.com/en/people/h/heleen-kersten.

Career

From 2008 to 2013 Heleen held the position of Managing Partner of Stibbe whilst remaining active in her areas of specialism. Prior to 2008 Heleen was Head of Corporate of Stibbe. She also practised at Davis Polk in New York and London.

Languages

Dutch, English


Netherlands

Commercial, corporate and M&a

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&a

Stibbe¬†counts a number of international banks,¬†AkzoNobel,¬†Bain Capital, and¬†Heineken within its client roster. Allard Metzelaar, Heleen Kersten, and M&A partner Bj√∂rn van der Klip, who also heads the firm's private equity practice, are the senior practitioners. In highlight work, the team represented Q-Park on its acquisition by KKR, a matter with an enterprise value of ‚ā¨2.95bn.

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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 ‚ÄúCommission‚ÄĚ) 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