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Jones Day


Banking and finance: Borrower side
Leading individuals

Ben Fox - Jones Day

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Banking and finance: lender or arranger side
Leading individuals

Ben Fox - Jones Day

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Commercial, corporate and M&a
Commercial, corporate and M&a - ranked: tier 4

Jones Day

Mike Jansen heads the Jones Day group which counts major US and European multinationals and significant domestic companies among its client list. In a highlight deal, Floris Pierik headed the team that advised US private equity fund Arsenal Capital Partners on the controlled auction of its Dutch portfolio company, IGM Resins. The deal involved colleagues in US, China, and Japan. Ton Schutte joined the team in May 2018 from De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek bringing considerable international M&A expertise.

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Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation
Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation - ranked: tier 3

Jones Day

Jones Day¬†stands out for its¬†'communication and seamless cooperation between practices and countries' and is a popular choice for cross-border litigation. Group head Gerjanne te Winkel, who has ‚Äėa¬†great understanding of cases‚Äô, represented Fortuna Entertainment Group, a betting and gaming group, in a dispute before the Enterprise Chamber of the Amsterdam Court of Appeals brought by three Franklin Templeton investment funds. Coen Drion is 'an excellent lawyer and a good sparring partner for cassation cases'. Other clients include Brigade Capital Management, Trilantic Capital Management and Parem Financial.

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Employment - ranked: tier 4

Jones Day

Jones Day's labour and employment team can connect with specialists in Europe and beyond through its global network, and handles the employment and labour relations matters that arise from acquisitions and reorganisations. The group has especially strong pensions expertise which is spearheaded by the 'excellent' Irene H. Vermeeren¬†who is 'flexible, knowledgeable, and pleasant to work with'. Mari√ęlle Daudt¬†and counsels Cornelien Broersma¬†and Franck van Uden¬†are the key members of the group which coordinated advice to Cardinal Health, following an acquisition, on a variety of labour and employment matters relevant to a number of European jurisdictions and covering employee benefits and executive hiring matters.

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Fraud and white-collar crime
Fraud and white-collar crime - ranked: tier 2

Jones Day

Investigations and litigation work are key strengths at Jones Day, which acts for a multinational client base. Group head Aldo Verbruggen advised Nasdaq-listed company Veon on Dutch criminal law issues pertaining to a cross-border bribery investigation conducted by both the US and Dutch authorities.

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Investment funds
Investment funds - ranked: tier 3

Jones Day

Jones Day‚Äôs investment funds team is led by Ate Veenstra¬†and Quirine Eenhorst, who joined the firm in early 2018 from Clifford Chance. Highlights included advising on the second closing of FMO Climate One Fund, a ‚ā¨1.5bn infrastructure investment fund suite aimed at developing, constructing and re-financing sustainable energy infrastructure projects in Africa.

Leading individuals

Quirine Eenhorst - Jones Day

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Private equity
Private equity - ranked: tier 3

Jones Day

Jones Day’s department is led by Floris Pierik, and has a focus on the TMT, life sciences, consumer products, technology, real estate, chemicals and energy sectors, among others. Pierik is advising US private equity fund Arsenal Capital Partners on the controlled auction of its Dutch portfolio company IGM Resins. Recently promoted counsel Bastiaan Kout is a 'stand-out' name. Other team changes include the arrivals of Ton Schutte from De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek and Ate van IJlzinga Veenstra, Quirine Eenhorst and senior associate Marierose Kouwenberg from Clifford Chance.

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 3

Jones Day

Jones Day¬†is acknowledged for its 'strong practice as bankruptcy trustees' as part of a broad practice encompassing corporate and financial restructurings.¬† Team head Jasper Berkenbosch¬†is highlighted for his role as a 'bankruptcy trustees in large bankruptcies and for his pragmatic approach ‚Äď he can always be trusted to consult with stakeholders so as to reach the outcome that works for everyone'. He is leading the team advising¬†International Automotive Components Group on its global restructuring and refinancing. Coen E. Drion¬†and Gerjanne te Winkel¬†are other core team members.

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Tax - ranked: tier 3

Jones Day

Jones Day¬†fields ‚Äėa¬†solid, all-round team with great geographical coverage‚Äô.¬†Lodewijk Berger¬†is praised for his ‚Äėgreat ability to navigate through rocky waters‚Äô; he advised Owens Corning on its acquisition of Paroc Group from CVC. Collaborating with Floris Pierik, he assisted The Timken Company with its $280m acquisition of Groeneveld Group. Fund structuring partner Ate Veenstra¬†joined from Clifford Chance¬†in early 2018 along with funds specialist¬†Quirine Eenhorst¬†and an¬†associate.

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Legal Developments by:
Jones Day

  • US rules regarding offshore accounts

    The Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act 2010, enacted on 18 March 2010, imposes a new US withholding tax and reporting regime, known as the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). The FATCA regime applies generally to payments made after 31 December 2012, except on obligations (to be defined in future guidance) outstanding on 18 March 2012. Substantial effort is required by foreign entities to bring their worldwide operations and policies into compliance with the FATCA rules as of the effective date.‚Ä©
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Legal Developments in Netherlands

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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
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  • 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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