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Corinne Schot

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Corinne Schot is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Amsterdam office. She is an expert in international financial regulation, derivatives and structured finance. She has strong expertise in domestic as well as cross-border matters, representing large international financial institutions, various (pension) funds, insurance companies, public bodies and social housing corporations. For more information, see


Corinne Schot joined Baker McKenzie as a partner in 2011. Following her degree in Business Law and Private Law in 1997, she gained broad experience working for a bank, and several leading national and international (tax) law firms. Corinne was elected to the Baker McKenzie Amsterdam Board in February 2014.


Dutch, English, French, German


Corinne Schot is a member of the Dutch Bar Association (Nederlandse Orde van Advocaten), IBA (International Bar Association) and ISDA (International Swaps and Derivatives Association.


Corinne Schot graduated from the Rotterdam Erasmus University in Business Law and Private Law, and in 1999 she graduated in Tax Law from the same university. She was admitted to the Dutch Bar in 2000. She also holds a degree in Arts.

Netherlands: Banking and finance

Asset finance and structured finance

Within: Asset finance and structured finance

Baker McKenzie’s ‘very good’ practice is rated by clients for its ‘strong knowledge coupled with business and commercial acumen’ in securitisations and derivatives, among other areas. Banking and finance department head Philippe Steffens, who leads on securitisation matters, is acting for various international investment banks (including Morgan Stanley, BNP Paribas, Barclays, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse) on a number of collateralised loan obligation refinancings valued at approximately €10.5bn. The ‘excellentCorinne Schot leads on derivatives and regulatory matters. Clients include Arrow Global Group, Natixis and ING.

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Financial services regulatory

Within: Financial services regulatory

Baker McKenzie’s team is known for its strong international capabilities. Recent highlights include advising on the regulatory aspects of Daimler Financial Services’ €1.1bn acquisition of Athlon Car Lease International. The team is headed by the ‘highly intelligentCorinne Schot.

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Netherlands: Capital markets


Within: Debt

The key partners at Baker McKenzie are Philippe Steffens, who acted for Arrow Global Group on a £220m high-yield bond issuance, and derivatives expert Corinne Schot. Regulatory advice and bond restructuring are also key strengths of the department, clients of which include Nyrstar and Metinvest.

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