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Hogan Lovells International LLP


Netherlands

Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Hogan Lovells International LLP

Hogan Lovells International LLP’s clients include Honeywell, Fluor, RGA and SAB Miller. Victor de Vlaam advised PPG on the sale of its European fibreglass manufacturing operations to Nippon Electric Glass Co. Johannes Buntjer heads the practice.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

Hogan Lovells International LLP

Hogan Lovells International LLP’s practice head is the ‘strategicAnita de Jong, who advised Halliburton on the employment aspects of the prospective transfer of its business in IJmuiden to Emmen. Other areas of expertise include works council negotiations.

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 2

Hogan Lovells International LLP

Hogan Lovells International LLP’s clients include RGA, Swiss Re and Chubb. Victor de Vlaam leads the practice; Manon Cordewener and IP specialist Klaas Bisschop represent clients in insurance litigation.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

Hogan Lovells International LLP

Merck, Mars and Disney are among the clients of Hogan Lovells International LLP’s well-rounded department, which is led by ‘outstanding’ soft IP litigator Marc Wallheimer. Patent experts Bert Oosting and Klaas Bisschop are well regarded.

Next generation lawyers

Ruud van der Velden - Hogan Lovells International LLP

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Investment funds
Investment funds - ranked: tier 2

Hogan Lovells International LLP

Counsel Maarten Schellingerhout joined Hogan Lovells International LLP from in-house at PGGM Investments in February 2016; he heads the practice with Victor de Vlaam. De Vlaam advised Threadneedle Asset Management on launching four pledge funds in the real estate sector, together worth €450m.

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Tax
Other recommended firms - ranked: tier 1

Hogan Lovells International LLP

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Netherlands: Banking and finance

Lender or arranger side
Banking and finance: lender or arranger side - ranked: tier 4

Hogan Lovells International LLP

Hogan Lovells International LLP continues to establish itself as a notable player in the Dutch finance market, with a good track record of advising domestic and international financial institutions. It has developed a particular specialism in the unitranche financing market and recently advised European Capital and ABN AMRO on the unitranche acquisition financing of Xendo; Wouter Jongen led the advice.

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Netherlands: Capital markets

Debt
Capital markets: debt - ranked: tier 4

Hogan Lovells International LLP

Hogan Lovells International LLP’s ‘proactive’ department is ‘good value for money’, and provides ‘in-depth, spot-on’ advice. The ‘brilliant’, ‘very practical’ Robert Masman leads the team with Wouter Jongen; Masman advised ING Bank on updating its €10bn soft-bullet covered bonds programme. Rabobank, Petrobras and Société Générale are other representative clients.

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Netherlands: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation
Other recommended firms - ranked: tier 1

Hogan Lovells International LLP

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Netherlands: Industry focus

Healthcare and life sciences
Industry focus: healthcare and life sciences - ranked: tier 1

Hogan Lovells International LLP

Hogan Lovells International LLP’s team is led by ‘legendary’ patent litigator Bert Oosting and regulatory specialist counsel Hein van den Bos. Clients include Sanofi, Biogen and OrbusNeich Medical.

Next generation lawyers

Ruth Franken - Hogan Lovells International LLP

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IT
Industry focus: IT - ranked: tier 3

Hogan Lovells International LLP

The key partners at Hogan Lovells International LLP are IP specialists Klaas Bisschop and Marc Wallheimer, as well as strategically minded employment expert Anita de Jong. Clients include Netflix.

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Hogan Lovells US LLP

  • Hong Kong Enacts Competition Law

    After years of debate, on 14 June 2012 and in its last days of office, the Legislative Council finally enacted Hong Kong’s first cross- sector competition law.
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Legal Developments in Netherlands

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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