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Jones Day


Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 4

Jones Day

The β€˜personable, pragmatic’ team at Jones Day has β€˜a very reassuring global network’. Practice head Mike Jansen advised SHV Energy on its purchase of American Midstream Partners’ propane businesses. Marc Rijkaart van Cappellen β€˜thinks outside the box’; β€˜dedicated, strategic’ and β€˜very skilled’ senior associate Bastiaan Kout shows β€˜cross-border thinking’. Floris Pierik made partner in January 2017.

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Employment - ranked: tier 5

Jones Day

Jones Day’s team, which provides β€˜very good service in every respect’, is jointly led by MariΓ«lle Daudt and pensions, benefits and compensation expert Irene Vermeeren-Keijzers. β€˜Very intelligent, ambitious’ counsel Franck van Uden is recommended for litigation and arbitration; on the non-contentious side he assisted BioMarin Pharmaceutical with restructuring its Dutch business.

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Fraud and white-collar crime
Fraud and white-collar crime - ranked: tier 2

Jones Day

The β€˜highly reliable’ investigations and white-collar defence practice at Jones Day represents multinational clients in a wide range of investigation and litigation matters, including bribery, fraud, economic sanctions and money laundering. Group head Aldo Verbruggen, who is β€˜a strong influencer’, is acting for Veon on the Dutch aspects of a cross-border bribery investigation conducted by both US and Dutch authorities. Associate Tessa van Roomen is also a name to note.

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Investment funds
Leading individuals

Quirine Eenhorst - Jones Day

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Private equity
Private equity - ranked: tier 3

Jones Day

Praised for its β€˜good understanding of clients’ objectives’, Jones Day’s department is led by Floris Pierik, who made partner in January 2017. Pierik advised Aurelius Equity Opportunities on its sale of Getronics to Bottega. β€˜Very skilled’ senior associate Bastiaan Kout β€˜always keeps his calm’; Mike Jansen is also recommended.

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 4

Jones Day

Jasper Berkenbosch leads the team at Jones Day; he was appointed as administrator of Oi Brasil Holdings CoΓΆperatief, PaperlinX Netherlands Holdings and Celtic. Gerjanne te Winkel defended Novero Investments in restructuring-related tort proceedings.

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Tax - ranked: tier 3

Jones Day

Jones Day’s β€˜proactive, concise and accurate’ team primarily acts for multinational companies and US private equity firms. Practice head Lodewijk Berger, who is β€˜an expert adviser’, advised Timken on the tax aspects of its €280m acquisition of Groeneveld Group. Berger is also advising Axon on the tax issues arising from its establishment of an international headquarters in the Netherlands. Other clients include Chevron, Coca-Cola and Abbott.

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Netherlands: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation
Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation - ranked: tier 4

Jones Day

Jones Day’s group is noted for its β€˜impressive track record’ on cross-border matters. β€˜Assertive’ group head Gerjanne te Winkel, who has β€˜great courtroom presence’, represented Highfields Capital Management in litigation brought against Delta Lloyd before the Enterprise Division of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal regarding Delta Lloyd’s rights offering. Other clients include Fortuna Entertainment Group, Oi and TMF Group.

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Legal Developments by:
Jones Day

  • US rules regarding offshore accounts

    The Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act 2010, enacted on 18 March 2010, imposes a new US withholding tax and reporting regime, known as the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). The FATCA regime applies generally to payments made after 31 December 2012, except on obligations (to be defined in future guidance) outstanding on 18 March 2012. Substantial effort is required by foreign entities to bring their worldwide operations and policies into compliance with the FATCA rules as of the effective date.

    - Jones Day

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  • 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 β€œCommission”) 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.
  • Shipping & Transport - Netherlands

    Attaching maritime assets in insolvency
    - AKD
  • The employment of foreign workers. What issues do you need to be aware of as an employer?

    The employment of foreign workers regularly raises questions. A brief summary of the most important areas of attention will be dealt with in this article.
    - AKD
  • Non-solicitation agreement violated via LinkedIn

    A non-solicitation agreement usually restricts the ability of an employee - after an employment contract has ended - to approach the clients of the former employer. The former employee of a software company recently discovered that the scope of such an agreement can also include contacts made via LinkedIn.
    - AKD

    Few jurisdictions can boast a foreign direct investment record like the Netherlands. As the world's seventh largest inward receiver of investments, housing approximately 9000 foreign-owned companies, the country's dynamic business environment provides an invaluable insight into macro investment trends.
    - AKD
  • Forming a company in the Netherlands

    The Netherlands and Dutch law The Netherlands is a perfect business location for foreign entrepreneurs (2,000 subsidiaries in Amsterdam, 140,000 jobs). It is the gateway to densely populated Western Europe and has a well-developed logistic and technical infrastructure.
  • Leasing of commercial premises in the Netherlands

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  • Employment of foreign workers in the Netherlands

    The employment of foreign workers in the Netherlands regularly raises questions. What issues do you need to be aware of as an employer? A brief summary of the most important areas of attention will be dealt with in this article.
    - AKD