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Kennedy Van der Laan

MOLENWERF 16, 1014 BG, P.O. BOX 58188, 1040HD, NETHERLANDS
Tel:
Work +31 20 550 6666
Fax:
Fax +31 20 550 6777
Email:
Web:
www.kvdl.com
Amsterdam, Eindhoven

Fenna van Dijk

Tel:
Work +31 20 5506 680
Email:
Kennedy Van der Laan

Work Department

Corporate Group

Position

Partner

Career

Fenna heads the Health Care team of Kennedy Van der Laan.

She has over 10 years of experience in the health care sector. It has been her focus since 2013. She is one of the few attorneys in the Netherlands who combine a corporate background with a full focus on the health care sector.

In a co-production with a consultancy firm, Fenna is currently writing a book which will be published in 2018/Q1 2019 on the legal, fiscal and business aspects of cooperation in the health care sector.

 

Languages

Dutch, English

Member

Member of International Bar Association
Member of Association for Health Law
Member of Association for Compliance in Health Care (VCZ)

Education

Rechten, Universiteit van Amsterdam, 1996
Vennootschaps- en ondernemingsrecht, Grotius, 2002


Netherlands

Industry focus: healthcare and life sciences

Within: Industry focus: healthcare and life sciences

Kennedy Van der Laan¬†has a special focus on mergers and joint ventures together with medical liability and disciplinary actions. The team is a member of¬†Biolegis, the pan-European network of independent law firms with a focus on life sciences. Fenna van Dijk¬†heads the healthcare team and¬†Maarten Schut¬†specialises in IP within the life sciences sector. Meltem Koning¬†advises on corporate and private equity matters. The group advised the Oncode Institute, a new ‚Äėsuper‚Äô institute combining oncology research from numerous academic hospitals and research institutes. It assisted with its set up and governance, funding negotiations, and complex IP arrangements. In other work includes advising on licensing, R&D collaborations, and patent disputes.

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Legal Developments by:
Kennedy Van der Laan

  • 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.
    - Kennedy Van der Laan

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  • Dynamic Contracts: Changing employment practices in the digital era

    Digital platforms designed to deliver professional services are changing the European employment landscape as both employers  and workers look for more flexible ways to work.
  • 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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