Mr Friso Foppes > Van Doorne > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Van Doorne
JACHTHAVENWEG 121
1081 KM AMSTERDAM
PO BOX 75265, 1070 AG AMSTERDAM
Netherlands
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Work Department

Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Pension Law, Financial Institutions, FinTech

Position

Friso is an expert in corporate law. Friso specialises in particular in (cross-border) mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other forms of cooperation, private equity and corporate governance (accounting policies, etcetera).
He is used to working with other disciplines, and frequently acts for foreign investors, for instance in investments.
As a member of Van Doorne’s Pension team Friso regularly represents pension funds, in particular in governance issues, mergers and split-ups and group transfer payments.

Career

Friso has been working at Van Doorne since 2000 and was appointed partner within Van Doorne’s corporate practice on 1 January 2014.

Languages

English, Dutch

Memberships

Friso is a member of the Dutch Commercial Law Association, the Dutch Law Association on Financial Reporting and the Dutch Association for Pension Lawyers.

Education

Dutch Law, University of Groningen, the Netherlands (1999); Postgraduate Pension Law Course, VU Law Academy, the Netherlands (2013)

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Banking and finance: Financial services regulatory

Van Doorne‘s multidisciplinary financial regulatory team works closely with the dedicated fintech group to handle legal and regulatory issues facing entities operating in the paytech, insurtech and pensiontech spheres. In addition, on the financial institutions side, the group is noted for its expertise in alternative finance and securities, where it advises banks and other financial institutions on market access, ongoing regulatory obligations and enforcement. The firm also leverages the expertise of its fraud and white-collar crime team to advise its clients on anti-money laundering, market abuse and sanctions, and it also provides representation in investigations. Elsewhere, pensions and insurance-related matters are other core areas of focus. Vanessa Liem, Jan Leliveld, Roel Botter and Friso Foppes co-head the practice.