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Loyens & Loeff

BLAAK 31, 3011 GA ROTTERDAM, PO BOX 2888, 3000 CW ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
Tel:
Work +31 10 224 6224
Fax:
Fax +31 10 412 5839
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www.loyensloeff.com
Amsterdam, Brussels, Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, New York and 5 more

Guido Koop

Tel:
Work +31 10 224 6520
Email:
Web:
www.loyensloeff.com/en-us/our-people/guido-koop
Loyens & Loeff

Work Department

Competition & Regulatory, Administrative law

Position

Partner, Attorney at Law

Career

Guido Koop is a member of the Competition & Regulatory practice group. He specialises in administrative (procedural) law in general and, in particular, zoning and environmental law. He is regularly active in the overlapping area of public and private law. He focuses on infrastructure development, (urban) redevelopment, office building transformation, land exploitation, loss arising from government planning decisions, environment quality requirements and subsidies. He advises both public authorities and private companies, including property developers, investors and housing corporations.

Guido is a lecturer at the Dutch Real Estate Institute and the Law Firm School. He also publishes regularly in legal journals, such as the Rechtspraak Vastgoedrecht.

Guido is co-author of the book 'Building in the Netherlands’. This publication is intended to be a handy overview of the most important legal and tax facets of and for Dutch building and development practice. The publication is the result of a joint effort made by various Loyens & Loeff attorneys-at-law, tax advisers and civil law notaries in different disciplines, who pooled together their expertise and experience.

Languages

Dutch, English

Member

Guido is a member of the complaints committee of the Municipality of Oostzaan and the Committee of Appeal of the Royal Dutch Football Association.

Education

Dutch law, University of Amsterdam, 2001
Post-doctoral specialisation in Zoning and Environmental Law, Grotius Academy, 2006 (with honours)


Netherlands

Environment and planning

Within: Environment and planning

Loyens & Loeff provides a range of environmental and planning regulatory advice from its competition and regulatory practice group, working in conjunction with the corporate and real estate teams. Guido Koop, Max Oosterhuis and Tom van Helmond are the key contacts. The team is advising Van Nieuwpoort Group on the redevelopment of a former industrial site, involving assisting on negotiations with the municipality to establish a new zoning plan, the remediation of environmental contaminations and the timing of permit procedures.

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  • New reporting obligations for Luxembourg securitisation vehicles

    Recognising the close links between the securitisation activities of financial vehicles corporations engaged in securitisation transactions (FVCs) and monetary financial institutions, the European Central Bank (ECB) has adopted on December 19, 2008 Regulation (EC) No 24/2009 concerning statistics on the assets and liabilities of FVCs (the ECB Regulation).
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