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FRED ROESKESTRAAT 100
1076 ED AMSTERDAM, PO BOX 71170
1008 BD AMSTERDAM
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The structured finance team at Loyens & Loeff is especially prominent in the field of securitisation transactions, advising on mortgage and asset-backed transactions, as well as receivables-backed financing more generally. The practice is jointly led by securitisation specialist Mariëtte van ‘t Westeinde, whose key expertise is in operational lease securitisations, and Willem Jarigsma, who is particularly focused on asset-based lending and transportation finance.
Energy: regulatory Tier 1
Offering clients a full service on energy-related work, Loyens & Loeff focuses on oil and gas, power and utilities as well as renewables. A special feature is the fact that the firm has a team consisting of ten lawyers dedicated to advising energy clients exclusively on tax issues specific to the energy industry. The duo Jan-Willem van Rooij and Roland de Vlam lead the practice. Guido Koop and Michiel Schul were promoted to partner in January 2019, while Bas Vletter left the firm and joined Greenberg Traurig LLP in September 2019.
Industry focus: Food Tier 1
Gert-Wim van de Meent and Natasja Brusik in Amsterdam and Victor van Ahee in Rotterdam are joint team heads at Loyens & Loeff. The firm has an established Benelux presence and serves a range of European and well-known international clients on all aspects of food regulatory matters; the team also has cross-sector expertise in highly regulated areas including the life sciences and healthcare industries. As a full-service firm, clients benefit from access to IP, tax, corporate and international trade specialists, and the practice also leverages expertise in other jurisdictions from its network of best friend firms. It is also active on various editorial boards and has a partnership with the European Food and Feed Law Review of Lexxion.
Collins Foods Ltd (KFC)
Samson & Surrey
Sligro Food Group
The healthcare and life sciences teams at Loyens & Loeff provide a range of corporate and M&A, competition and tax advice, and assist pharmaceuticals companies with issues pertaining to the importation, packaging and marketing of medication throughout the EU. The group is also a partner with Health Holland, a platform for start-ups in the bio, healthcare and life sciences sectors. Tom van Helmond's expertise spans regulatory, litigation and competition work in the healthcare sector, and Kim Lucassen, who heads up the life sciences team, advises on regulatory, contractual and data protection matters. Frank Leijdesdorff undertakes a range of corporate and M&A work in the healthcare sphere.
‘Tom van Helmond is involved and is able to steer issues in the right direction. Good results.’
Zilveren Kruis Zorgverzekeringen N.V
Pharming Group N.V.
Becton Dickson and Company
Active Capital company Cleanlease
Investipharm Belgium NV
Investment funds Tier 1
Loyens & Loeff provides a wide range of services for clients operating in the funds space, with recent instructions involving fund formation, restructuring, and fundraising. Practice head Marco de Lignie's practice centres primarily on the tax aspects - domestic and international - of fund formation and management. Mark van Dam is a key contact for alternative investment funds and private equity clients, with a particular focus on clients based in the US, as he is dual-qualified, while at the more junior level, fund formation and investment management arrangement specialist Vilmar Feenstra is emerging as a notable practitioner, having been made partner at the beginning of 2020.
‘Excellent service and availability. Speed is key in our field and they deliver.‘
Egeria Capital Management BV
Gilde Buy Out Partners
Gilde Equity Management Benelux
Torqx Capital Partners
Bencis Capital Partners
Waterland Private Equity
Value Enhancement Partners
Main Capital Partners
DIF Management BV
Round Hill Capital
Lone Star Funds
Real estate Tier 1
Loyens & Loeff's team integration with the firm's tax, environment and planning, and banking and finance departments, ensures it is able to carry out 'a dedicated job with a big team on a complex transaction with many disciplines involved'. It provides a 'one-stop shop' service and frequently handles multi-jurisdictional transactions. Steven Lucas, who focuses on commercial and residential real estate transactions, as well as turnkey developments, is 'extremely smart and a good communicator'. Other key names to note are practice head Lonne Rooseboom, Wilfred Groen and Bram Linnartz, who has particular expertise advising on German real estate funds.
‘One of the largest real estate practices in the Netherlands. A real one stop shop.‘
‘Felicitas Stern (senior associate) is extremely responsive and always delivers on time. Jurriaan van der Stok (partner) is very knowledgeable and deal focused. The team assisted us with a complex structured sale of the yet to be constructed project SPOT in Amsterdam Southeast to Amvest comprising 880 turnkey apartments, 20,000 square metres of office space and commercial space.‘
‘L&L: One stop shop – Performed a dedicated job with a big team on a complex transaction with many disciplines involved.‘
‘Steven Lucas – is a no nonsense partner with the ability to keep complex matters simple and true to their essence. In that way solutions and options become clear.‘
‘Steven Lucas has built a strong team. It’s still expanding and he is always able to deliver a full-service real estate due diligence team within one day, ready to enter the dataroom. They are all highly qualified and motivated.‘
‘Steven Lucas is extremely smart and a good communicator. This combination makes him very strong. He is definitely going to be an established player in the real estate market. What I also like about him is that he still litigates. This keeps the knife sharp while drafting our contracts. I really like working with him.‘
Round Hill Capital
The Blackstone Group
Merck Sharp & Dhome
Union Asset Management
Monarch Alternative Capital
M7 Real Estate
Soros Fund Management
Tax Tier 1At Loyens & Loeff, the group has a core focus on international tax services, corporate tax services, investment management, private wealth, indirect tax, and employment tax. Jan Bart Schober is a key name for employment-related taxation. Margriet Lukkien advises multinationals and sovereign wealth funds on Dutch corporate tax and dividend tax aspects. For tax matters related to real estate, Bartjan Zoetmulder is the key name to note while Marco de Lignie frequently acts as tax counsel in private equity buyout and venture capital transactions. 'Calm expert' Marc Klerks is the key name for funds matters. Ynze van der Tempel, Harmen van Dam, Marcel Buur, Arco Bobeldijk and domestic tax affairs specialist Fred van der Leije are also recommended.
‘In my view the pre-eminent tax practice in Holland.‘
‘Thies Sanders – excellent litigator. Marc Klerks – calm expert.‘
‘Loyens & Loeff is known for its excellence as well as responsiveness on any type of tax and legal matter in the Netherlands.‘
Waterland Private Equity Investments
Simon Property Group
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.
Round Hill Capital
Loyens & Loeff takes on a range of advisory work, including assisting with the regulatory issues surrounding transactions,including acquisitions and share sales, and advising on regulations regarding the supervision of financial markets. Clients include investment funds, pension funds and insurers. The key contacts are Kitty Lieverse and Martijn Schoonewille.
The 'easy to approach' team at Loyens & Loeff combines 'high knowledge and experience' with a thoroughly integrated approach, involving colleagues from practice areas including real estate and tax. Key areas of strength include providing project financing advice to clients in the transport and real estate sectors, assisting with securitisations and asset-based financing, and advising on acquisitions, a particular speciality of Gianluca Kreuze's. Other key names include practice head Kitty Lieverse, Kim Koops, who recently made partner, and senior associate Sabine Schoute. Sietske van ‘t Hooft left the practice.
‘Good knowledge of the real estate lending industry. Understand our needs and requirements. Excellent expertise in combining both consumer lending and protection requirements with lending to professional real estate investors and, as such, able to advise on the entire spectrum of our business.‘
‘Availability and responsibility, easy to approach, high knowledge and experience. High expertise and also pleasant to work with. Understand our business and industry so it is easy to obtain advice. Pro-active.‘
ABN AMRO Bank N.V.
ING Bank N.V.
European Investment Bank
Berlin Hyp AG
Deutsche Bank AG
Capital markets: equity Tier 2
Loyens & Loeff advises issuers and selling shareholders on IPOs and secondary transactions in several jurisdictions, alongside acting for underwriters on re-IPOs and public deals with complex regulatory elements, including collar transactions. Clients include banks, investment firms, fund managers and insurers. The practice is led by Martijn Schoonewille, a financing expert who works closely with banks and financial institutions on transactions and regulatory issues. Senior associate Jelmer Kalisvaart is also noted.
Arcona Property Fund
BCRE-Brack Capital Real Estate Investments
Fidelity National Information Services Inc.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
Construction Tier 2
Loyens & Loeff's construction team focuses on providing an integrated service to developers, working in conjunction with its notarial and tax departments as well as providing legal advice. The firm is primarily active in non-contentious construction work, covering both commercial and residential developments, with a strong showing in the expanding student housing sector. The multiple branches of expertise the firm provides are reflected in the practice's leaders; civil law notary Jurriaan van der Stok, tax adviser Ynze van der Tempel and counsel Timo Huisman.
ASR Real Estate
David Hart Groep
Flow Real Estate
Hugenholtz Property Group
ING Real Estate Development
JP van Eesteren
OVG / Edge Technologies
Schiphol Real Estate
Somerset CP / Real Estate
Round Hill Capital
Loyens & Loeff fields a sizeable litigation team, and as such the firm can provide a strong service across the spectrum of commercial, corporate, and financial litigation. The practice is chaired by Hendrik van Druten, who is notable for his work on disputes relating to insolvency, as well as those concerning M&A or capital markets transactions. Other key personnel include Sidney Berendsen, who recently represented a large property manager in a dispute with its lessees over alleged failures to exercise rights of first refusal during a share transaction, as well as senior associate Huib Schrama, securities law specialist Mijke Sinninghe Damsté and Tom Claassens, whose niche lies in litigation taking place across the Dutch Carribbean.
‘They have a broad scope and handle the complete range of corporate, commercial and finance cases.‘
‘Kitty Lieverse is outstanding in the crossover of finance regulatory and litigation.‘
‘Mijke Sinnighe Damste is strongly upcoming in corporate litigation.‘
‘Sidney Berendsen is a steady player with a broad scope.‘
‘Excellent lawyers, very responsive with commercial acumen‘
‘Huib Schrama, is a great litigator with a sensible approach and calm demeanour.‘
Deutsche Bahn AG / Arriva
Employment Tier 2
Loyens & Loeff is home to a strong employment and pensions team with significant experience in both advisory and contentious work, often working with other departments to service all of a client's needs. Hermine Voûte maintains a particular focus on executive dismissals, restructurings and collective dismissals, and co-determination procedures, leading the group along with Klaas Wiersma , who specializes in cross border work as well as the employment aspects of corporate transactions. On the pensions side, senior associate Laurie Kuijpers is a key figure within the team, and is instructed by pension funds, insurers, and large corporates to handle a variety of pension issues.
‘They are concise and professional – their advice is straight forward, with options if helpful, but also with recommendations, risks and mitigating factors. They can extract the salient points of an argument, and not be distracted by irrelevant arguments of someone’s case.‘
‘Senior associate Laurie Kuijpers is a highly skilled pension lawyer and a pleasant person to work with.‘
‘Hermine Voûte is friendly but proficient; prompt; understands the reality of a situation and not just the technical viewpoint‘
‘Klaas Wiersma is always available and has a very practical approach, he helps us resolve employment issues quickly and efficiently.‘
‘I really appreciate working with Klaas Wiersma, because of his very high degree of services and the ability to help us in a practical way with the (difficult) employment law issues we have to deal with.‘
Energy: transactional Tier 2
Loyens & Loeff's multi-disciplinary energy team stands out for having 10 tax lawyers that are entirely dedicated to advising energy clients on tax implications. Corporate M&A partner Jan-Willem van Rooij oversees the department, which acts for buyers, sellers and investment banks on M&A and corporate transactions in the energy industry, with special expertise in the oil and gas, the utilities and renewables sectors.
ConocoPhillips Petroleum Holdings B.V.
Stedin Netbeheer B.V.
Astronergy Solar Netherlands B.V.
Lightsource Renewable Energy Netherlands Holdings
Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A.
EU and competition Tier 2
Loyens & Loeff's competition and regulatory practice is 'very pragmatic and solution driven' with significant experience in the life sciences, healthcare and food sectors. The firm's client roster includes Bayer, Achmea, AND ZN. The team is led by Marc Wiggers and Gert-Wim van de Meent, who represented 3i in relation to the competition aspects of its successful bid and subsequent acquisition of Joulz. Other key members of the team include Marc Custers, Robin Struijlaart, senior associates Natasja Brusik and Joost Dibbits.
‘Very responsive, high level of quality, very engaged, very pragmatic and solution driven, clear and good communication’.
PHOENIX group and Brocacef
ABN AMRO Participaties
Active Capital Company
Fraud and white-collar crime Tier 2
Sidney Berendsen leads the practice at Loyens & Loeff, which focuses on internal corporate investigations, particularly in relation to to tax controversies, in line with the team's tax expertise. The team also represents corporate clients and senior management in litigation relating to corruption, fraud, and money laundering, alongside general compliance advice, including dawn raid training.
The Loyens & Loeff IT team, which has 'exceptional analytical skills', is part of an extensive TMT offering, which works with the corporate, IP and litigation practices to provide clients with a comprehensive service including risk management experience. The group's expertise covers all aspects of IT contracting across software implementation projects, AI work and blockchain issues; the firm is also a partner with DutchChain (formerly known as Blockchaingers). 'Positive thinker' Yannick Geryszewski plays a central role in the team's risk management and litigation work; Serge Zwanen and senior associate Mariska Kool are also key contacts.
‘Exceptional analytical and communication skills, demonstrate exceptional professional standards and strategic insight. Has the ability to oversee and develop/have understanding of the core business and operational interests within a very short period of time in a complex technical field, even on the details.’
‘Ability to create/design a neutral (that respects the interests and needs of both parties involved in the conflict) process that results in moving forward in a complicated conflict situation. The team stays away from playing games.’
‘Mariska Kool has exceptional analytical skills and is a creative thinker and is a very strong mediator.’
‘Mr. Yannick Geryszewsk is also a positive thinker with exceptional personal and communication skills.’
‘Being truly open and prudently bringing that to practical action with new technologies – always with an eye on the future, it’s a pleasure and an honour to work with such smart people. They have a pioneering mindset.’
Dutch knowledge and quality institute for the treatment of cancer patients
3i Infrastructure plc
Industry focus: retail Tier 2
Loyens & Loeff assists a wide range of well-known retail companies, real estate investors and funds with real estate acquisitions and disposals. The group also advises on a variety of other issues including employment matters. Real estate group head Lonne Rooseboom leads the team; Steven Lucas and Bram Linnartz are other names to note for real estate and commercial transactions.
The Blackstone Group
Scotch & Soda
Cairn Real Estate
M7 Real Estate
Insurance Tier 2
The multidisciplinary team at Loyens & Loeff is highly active across the insurance space, where it advises clients on transactional and regulatory matters, including the transfer of portfolios, M&A, investigations by regulators, and the entrance of new participants into the market, with several key recent instructions coming from the health sector. The firm is also highly active In contentious matters, acting for both insurers and claimants in relation to large-scale coverage disputes before first instance and appellate courts as well as in arbitration. The practice is jointly led by regulatory specialist Kitty Lieverse and senior associate Merel van Asch, whose focus is primarily on the team's contentious practice.
‘Kitty Lieverse is excellent in not only answering questions raised but also pointing out hidden pitfalls as well as options maybe not considered. Ideal to not only comment on a matter, but also to strategise.’
‘Loyens and Loeff provide in-depth knowledge of how companies in the insurance industry operate.’
‘Merel van Asch has excellent insurance knowledge and always in-depth file knowledge.’
BNP Paribas Cardif
NN Group N.V.
Private equity Tier 2
Led by practice heads Herman Kaemingk and Harmen Holtrop , Loyens & Loeff's team covers the entire private equity cycle on behalf of houses such as the Carlyle Group and ING Corporate Investment. As an important constituent part of Loyens' larger corporate practice the team has a strong M&A focus, recently advising on several high value acquisitions in both the entertainment and infrastructure sectors. With offices across the Benelux region and in Switzerland, the firm is able to offer multi-jurisdictional services to its clients.
Gilde Buy Out Partners
AAC Capital Partners
Torqx Capital Partners
Sun Capital Partners
The Carlyle Group
ING Corporate Investments
BlackFin Capital Partners
Towerbrook Capital Partners
Marlin Equity Partners
Westmont Hospitality Group
Restructuring and insolvency Tier 2
The restructuring and insolvency team at Loyens & Loeff is ‘used to dealing with high-profile and complex cases’. The firm utilises its cross-border capabilities to handle restructurings, and represents banks and private equity funds as well as borrowers. Vincent Vroom is the head of the team and is advising Oi on a multi-billion dollar restructuring. Loek Kerstens is also noted.
‘An experienced team who are used to dealing with high profile and complex cases. Consistent strength in depth throughout the team.‘
‘Vincent Vroom gives measured advice in a practical and balanced way. His calm demeanour cools the hottest of situations in meetings.‘
Toys R Us
Syncreon Group B.V.
Transport Tier 2
The 'pragmatic and very responsive' transportation finance practice at Loyens & Loeff brings 'great depth' in its advice to clients primarily on the lending side of shipping finance. Team co-head Gianluca Kreuze, a specialist in financing relating to shipping, aviation and rolling stock, led multiple financing matters in 2019 for the purchase and construction of ships. Aided by noted senior associate Ehsan Shirzadi, Kreuze also advised the Hong Kong-based Bank of Communications Financial Leasing on the cross-border financing (worth $60m) of two Dutch-registered aircraft that were subleased to KLM. The firm also handles regulatory and procurement matters for public transport entities.
‘Pragmatic and very responsive. Great depth when other specialist knowledge is needed.‘
ABN AMRO Bank
Bank of Communications Financial Leasing
Caterpillar Financial Services
Shipyard De Hoop
Royal IHC Merwede
Loyens & Loeff's finance team is highly experienced in acquisition financing, working with the firm's M&A, tax, and private equity teams to handle the full life cycle of a transaction and related financing issues. Gianluca Kreuze leads the acquisition and corporate finance team, and is recommended for his structuring of transactions, particularly in leveraged finance, while Kitty Lieverse, who runs the broader department, is more active in the advisory and regulatory space. Kim Koops is also noted.
Monarch Alternative Capital
Marathon Capital Management
Nuveen Real Estate
Capital markets: debt Tier 3
Martijn Schoonewille heads up the practice at Loyens & Loeff, which advises financial institutions, corporations and treasury companies on a wide range of debt capital markets work, including debt and bond issues, restructuring, and regulatory products.
Loyens & Loeff's partners attract praise for being 'hands on' throughout transactions; Harmen Holtrop in Amsterdam and Bastiaan Cornelisse in Rotterdam jointly lead the practice. The firm has a strong presence in Benelux countries and internationally thanks to its global relationships with law firms and tax advisers. The group also has notable expertise in capital markets, banking, litigation, IP and employment mandates, and handles the full range of corporate work including public takeovers, public-to-private matters, private equity transactions, leveraged buyouts, investments and exits. Antoinette van der Hauw became partner in 2019 and Bas Vletter left the firm in mid-2019 for Greenberg Traurig LLP.
‘Loyens has a senior team that has in-depth knowledge in M&A, stakeholder management, regulatory and employment. Compared to other firms, they have senior partners who are hands-on working on transactions.’
Alliander and Annexis Group
Westmont Hospitality Group
The practice at Loyens & Loeff is led by Kim Lucassen, who also heads the firm's life sciences group. It handles GDPR compliance, data breach cases and related disputes providing 'client-oriented, tailored services, which include educational projects and knowledge update sessions'. Although life sciences, healthcare and technology are sectors of focus, it also assists clients in a range of other sectors such as insurance, electronics and banking. Senior associate Joanne Zaaijer is a member of the competition and regulatory practice, and specialises in data protection and privacy law, telecoms law and e-commerce.
‘The data privacy and data protection team of Loyens & Loeff shows an up-to-date and concise, in-depth knowledge of the subject. The team provides client oriented, tailored services, which include educational projects and knowledge update sessions. The advice provided is always to the point, concise and practical.’
‘Concise knowledge, enthusiasm, client oriented, prompt assistance with requests, open for discussions.’
Zilveren Kruis Achmea
Hartwig Medical Foundation
Colosseum Dental Group
The 'highly responsive' team at Loyens & Loeff is instructed by a range of clients, including domestic and international companies and their shareholders, and leading investment companies, to represent them in national and cross-border arbitrations. Tom Claassens, who heads the practice jointly with Amsterdam-based Hendrik van Druten, led a team which represented a large globally operating manufacturing company in multinational proceedings under the ICC Arbitration Rules, in relation to a dispute concerning the sale of certain equipment. Jeroen van den Brande left the practice in June 2019.
Environment and planning Tier 3Loyens & Loeff is home to a stand-alone practice which offers the full range of planning and environment expertise. Headed by Guido Koop and Kim Lucassen, it often works in concert with its M&A, real estate, and energy departments for clients as varied as Cargill, Shell, Blackstone and Dutch port authorities. Senior associate Victor van Ahee has broad experience in environment and health and safety matters including those relating to soil contamination, product safety, and occupational hazards.
Port of Amsterdam
CBRE Global Investors
Municipality of Rotterdam
Real.I.S Real Estate
Municipality of Utrecht
Industry focus: telecoms Tier 3
The Loyens & Loeff practice assists Dutch and well-known overseas clients with investments, tax, data protection and litigation matters including representation before the Dutch Telecoms Authority. The group's work includes drafting inter-connection agreements, and obtaining the necessary permits. Kim Lucassen and senior associate Joanne Zaaijer are the key contacts.
Jaguar Land Rover
Tata Communications Netherlands B.V.
Custom Connect B.V.
Interxion Holding N.V.
Loyens & Loeff > Firm Profile
The firm: As a leading firm, Loyens & Loeff is the logical choice for a legal and tax partner if you do business in, or from, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and Switzerland, the firm’s home markets. You can count on personal advice from any of its advisers based in one of the firm’s offices in the Benelux and Switzerland or in key financial centres around the world. Thanks to its full-service practice, specific sector experience and thorough understanding of the market, its advisers comprehend exactly what you need.
Independent and international: as a fully independent law firm, Loyens & Loeff is excellently positioned to co-ordinate international tax and legal matters. The firm has a network of offices in major financial centres, staffed with specialists in Dutch, Belgian, Luxembourg and Swiss law. Through these offices, clients have access to Loyens & Loeff’s full-service legal expertise in their own time zone. The firm’s office network is complemented by its numerous country desks, all of which are experienced in structuring investments all over the world. It’s this winning combination that enables the firm to assist international clients in the most efficient of ways. Moreover, the firm is on excellent terms with other leading independent law firms and tax consultants. That way, Loyens & Loeff guarantees you top-level advice in every part of the world.
Innovative and pragmatic: each problem requires a customised solution. The firm’s pragmatic approach and drive to devise innovative solutions allow it to effectively address the demands of its clients’ domestic and international businesses. Thanks to the broad range of the firm’s legal experience, know-how and the size of its practices, the firm can offer you top-level advice, locally and internationally. The firm is committed to meeting your needs at the highest quality level in the most efficient way.
Focused and engaged: entrepreneurship, client focus, quality awareness and social engagement all characterise the firm’s culture. Loyens & Loeff offers a challenging work environment and equal opportunities for all its employees. The firm is mindful of the environment and helps charities with the support and knowledge of its employees.
Areas of practice: The firm offers expertise in the fields of tax, corporate law, financial law and capital markets, cross-border financing, private equity, real estate, VAT, EU, regulatory issues, employment law and employment taxes.
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For more than 40 years, US clients have turned to us for legal and tax support of their business activities in Luxembourg, , the Netherlands, Belgium and Switzerland. Our US clients are served by the Loyens & Loeff office in New York.
Service close to home
To assist with your legal and tax needs, our New York office maintains a team of approximately ten European attorneys and advisers specialised in tax, corporate, fund and finance law.
US clients benefit from our New York-based team of European legal experts, through service in their own time zone, in-person meetings and connection to our specialists abroad. If you are a non-US investor in the US, our team can connect you to a broad network of trusted US advisers who solve complex legal and tax problems.
The clients of our New York office are primarily US, Canada and Mexico-based multinational enterprises, banks, private equity firms and real estate investors, who turn to us for advice on their European operations. As our client, you can always expect personalised service from our team. We organise seminars and webinars where our specialists present the latest developments relevant to your business. We also actively participate in US professional organisations and networks.
Experienced US-based Team
Through our New York office, our clients have access to Loyens & Loeff’s integrated tax and legal services related to the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium and Switzerland. If you require legal advice or services on any specific business-related topic involving the US, our US dedicated team of over 100 specialised advisers can help.
Their expertise includes corporate reorganisations, mergers & acquisitions, international tax, financing transactions, litigation, intellectual property, investment management, employment, real estate, regulatory and board room counselling. Clients active in specific sectors, such as energy, food & beverage and life sciences, can place their trust in our US team’s experts that specialise in these sectors.
Luxembourg SIFs: the investment vehicle of choice to structure third-party funding activitiesBasic principles of third-party funding Over the past 30 years, third-party dispute funding has experienced an exponential growth in civil and common law jurisdictions. As the common law doctrines of maintenance and champerty were softened or even abolished (most often in the context of international arbitration proceedings), third-party funding became a viable option for companies …
Post-Brexit recognition of English insolvency judgments in Luxembourg and its effects on European restructuringsEuropean distressed debtors and creditors face uncertainty regarding English law-governed debt and, more generally, their overall restructuring strategy. This uncertainty arises against the backdrop of the UK’s imminent departure from the EU, the Covid-19 pandemic and turbulent markets. Many major out-of-court or in-court European debt restructurings use English law governed loan debt and Luxembourg-based debtors, …
Luxembourg: Restructuring & Insolvency
Published: June 2020
Authors: Anne-Marie Nicolas Véronique Hoffeld
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Restructuring & Insolvency laws and regulations that may occur in Luxembourg.
Netherlands: Alternative Investment Funds
Published: September 2020
Authors: Vilmar Feenstra Roderik Boogaard Robert Veenhoven Michaël Maters
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Alternative Investment Funds laws and regulations that may occur in Netherlands.
Belgium: Private Equity
Published: January 2021
Authors: Robrecht Coppens Mathias Hendrickx Filip Jorens
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Private Equity laws and regulations that may occur in Belgium.
Luxembourg: Private Equity
Published: January 2021
Authors: Siobhan McCarthy Kheira Mebrek
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Private Equity laws and regulations that may occur in Luxembourg.
The Netherlands: Private Equity
Published: January 2021
Authors: Roel Fluit Gianluca Kreuze
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Private Equity laws and regulations that may occur in The Netherlands.
Netherlands: Employee Incentives
Published: January 2021
Authors: Jelmer Post Martijn Schoonewille Hans van Ruiten Maureen te Poel Nina Orlic
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Employee Incentives laws and regulations that may occur in Netherlands.
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- Energy: regulatory
- Industry focus: Food
- Industry focus: healthcare and life sciences
- Investment funds
- Real estate
- Banking and finance: Financial services regulatory
- Banking and finance: lender or arranger side
- Capital markets: equity
- Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation
- Energy: transactional
- EU and competition
- Fraud and white-collar crime
- Industry focus: Information technology
- Industry focus: retail
- Private equity
- Restructuring and insolvency
- Banking and finance: Borrower side
- Capital markets: debt
- Commercial, corporate and M&a
- Data privacy and data protection
- Dispute resolution: arbitration
- Environment and planning
- Industry focus: telecoms