Jaap is the Head of our Banking and Finance Practice in Amsterdam.
His areas of specialism include banking, securities, corporate and structured finance, asset finance, securitisation and debt and equity capital markets transactions. In addition to transactional work, Jaap advises corporate clients and financial institutions on corporate and regulatory matters, debt and corporate restructuring and matters of securities law.
As an affirmation of his expertise, Jaap has a unique track record in the area of the international consolidation of stock exchanges.
Jaap was one of the resident partners in our New York office from 1989 until 1994 after which he moved to London to set up the firm’s London office (1994-1996).
He is a former Officer and Co-chair of the Securities Law Committee and a former member of the LPD Council of the International Bar Association, and a member of the American Bar Association.