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Meijburg Legal a member firm of KPMG International

Amstelveen, Amstelveen, Baku, Bogotá, Bremen, Bucharest and 36 more

The firm

Meijburg Legal started in November 2016 as Dutch civil law notaries with a focus on corporate law with KPMG Meijburg & Co, tax lawyers. Clients of KPMG Meijburg & Co and of KPMG asked for legal advice and legal implementation capacity for tax advice rendered by KPMG Meijburg & Co. Providing Dutch legal services fits in the KPMG International strategy.

In addition, it appeared in practice that national and international tax lawyers and (Dutch) civil law notaries worked seamlessly together, since almost any change in a Dutch corporate structure requires corporate legal advice and a civil law notary, and any change in Dutch corporate structures could have tax consequences. Therefore, starting Meijburg Legal was a very natural step to undertake by both the corporate lawyers involved and KPMG Meijburg & Co.

Consequently, Meijburg Legal is not a law firm in the traditional sense but a legal service provider that operates with an integrated approach in a multidisciplinary environment within KPMG International.

Areas of practice

Meijburg Legal focuses primarily on Dutch corporate law advice. The team has in-depth knowledge and experience of Dutch corporate law. We are involved in:

  1. International M&A transactions and restructurings of international enterprises.
  2. Corporate governance issues in Dutch companies
  3. Succession in Family-owned enterprises
  4. Cross-border transactions (mergers, conversions)
  5. Legal issues regarding distributions from Dutch entities
  6. Asset transactions
  7. UBO registration issues

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