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Mark Eising

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BOLT Advocaten

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Corporate & M&A


Partner Corporate & M&A, with extensive experience in corporate law and commercial contract law.
Mark specializes in mergers and acquisitions (national and international) of both listed and unlisted companies, venture capital transactions, buy-in and buy-out transactions, joint ventures and other co-operation agreements, IT-contracts, distribution, agency and various other commercial agreements.


Attorney-at-law since 1995.
Associate with Nauta Dutilh for nearly 10 years (Breda, Amsterdam, London and New York).
Co-founder and Partner at own law firm from 2004 to 2012.
Partner at Wieringa from 2013 to 2016.
Partner at BOLT since 2016.

Lecturer on corporate law as part of the Dutch Bar Association’s mandatory training programme for young lawyers since 2005.


English, German, French, Dutch


Netherlands Bar Association


VU University Amsterdam


Tennis, traveling and outdoor activities


Commercial, corporate and M&a

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&a

'Constructive, considered, and practical', BOLT Advocaten has 'deep experience of cross-border transactions and is a pleasure to work with'. Senior partners Rogier Dahmen is highlighted for being 'effective across a broad range of corporate and commercial issues' while Bart Bendel stands out for 'combining legal expertise with strategic insights'. Mark Eising heads the practice which counts Stantec, Groeneveld Groep, and DC Netherlands among its clients.

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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

    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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