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Work 0031 10 261 7500
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Richard le Grand

Tel:
Work +31 (0)10 2617 500
Email:
Web:
www.windtlegal.com
Windt Le Grand Leeuwenburgh

Work Department

Insolvency, restructuring & corporate law

Position

Partner

Career

Richard le Grand has been a commercial and corporate lawyer since 2002. Richard is an ambitious professional fighting to the end for his client's interests. As a boardroom advisor to his corporate clients, including two multinationals, he is a well versed commercial litigator and an all round M&A lawyer. In addition he acts for both companies and banks in dealing with fraud cases.

Education

Richard le Grand has followed three postgraduate courses in the Corporate area and is both a member of the professional body of Insolad and of the Rotterdam Bar Fraud Committee.


Netherlands

Restructuring and insolvency

Within: Restructuring and insolvency

Windt Le Grand Leeuwenburgh is appreciated for its 'strategic approach and in-depth knowledge'. The team includes Richard le Grand, who is 'a pleasure to work with' and is a 'trusted advisor', along with Marcel Windt and Ruben Leeuwenburgh. The team takes on a range of R&I and corporate rescue cases and has a strong litigation arm. Recent work includes acting for Coface and Glencore in relation to the bankruptcy of Abengoa Bioenergy Netherlands, part of the Spanish multinational Abengoa.

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    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 “Commission”) 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.
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    - AKD
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    - AKD
  • Non-solicitation agreement violated via LinkedIn

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    - AKD
  • NETHERLANDS AS A GLOBAL FINANCE CENTRE

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    - AKD
  • Forming a company in the Netherlands

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  • Leasing of commercial premises in the Netherlands

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