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Monique Aykaz

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LEXSIGMA Advocaten

Work Department

Corporate and M&A

Position

Monique Aykaz is a lawyer/partner at LEXSIGMA Advocaten and  is specialized in mergers & acquisitions, contracts and corporate litigation. Monique is experienced in negotiating and advising on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and participation structures within corporations.

Career

Monique started her career at a bailiffs' office. Before joining LEXSIGMA Advocaten in March 2013, she worked for the law firms 2BLegal and Vestius in Amsterdam.

Languages

Dutch and English.

Member

Dutch Bar Association, Dutch Corporate Finance Association, expert panel of Brookz.nl.

Education

Studied Dutch Law (2006) at the University of Amsterdam and followed the postgraduate course "Mergers and Acquisitions" at Grotius Academie (2013). Several courses on corporate law (contracts, corporate litigation and negotiating).


Netherlands

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Lexsigma Advocatenalways delivers quickly, even at short notice’, and has notable experience in the healthcare and IT sectors. ‘Fierce negotiator’ and department head Henk Brat advised Skeye and Skycap on establishing a joint venture. Monique Aykaz and senior associate Paul Hendriks are also recommended

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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