Joannes de Bont

Joannes creates close working relationships with his clients in order to understand their business and legal needs, and provides pragmatic, workable solutions in complicated matters.

Joannes acts for borrowers and lenders in banking and finance transactions. With a broad range of experience in both domestic and cross-border deals, he handles complex multi-jurisdiction finance transactions, including syndicated lending, structured corporate financing, acquisition finance, financing of public bids, project finance and property finance. His focus areas are acquisition finance and project finance.

Prior to joining Stibbe, Joannes practised at a global law firm, working at both their Amsterdam and London offices.

  • Languages: Dutch, English
  • Admitted to the Amsterdam Bar: 2000

Experience

Related news

11.10.2017 NL law
The ‘Confidence in the Future’ coalition agreement: ambitions and proposed measures for mobility and the mobility industry

Short Reads - On 10 October 2017, the four political parties that will be represented in the forthcoming government presented their coalition agreement: ‘Confidence in the Future’ [Vertrouwen in de toekomst]. The coalition agreement is the result of negotiations between the conservative liberal party VVD, the Christian-democratic party CDA, the liberal party D66 and the conservative Christian-democratic party ChristenUnie and constitutes one of the last steps in a lengthy government formation process, which commenced in March 2017.

Read more

04.08.2017 NL law
Update on the implementation of the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive

Short Reads - The Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (EU/2015/849) should have been implemented in the Netherlands before 26 June 2017. This deadline has not been met. The Dutch legislator indicated that the final text of the legislative proposal is expected after the summer of 2017. Meanwhile, there have been several developments on a European and national level with respect to anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism financing.

Read more

03.10.2017 NL law
De nieuwe Algemene Bankvoorwaarden 2017 in samenhang met leningen aan het midden- en grootbedrijf

Articles - Sinds 1 maart dit jaar zijn de nieuwe Algemene Bankvoorwaarden van kracht. Ten opzichte van de Algemene Bankvoorwaarden uit 2009, lijkt er op het eerste gezicht inhoudelijk gezien geen sprake van een revolutionaire verandering. Toch is het goed er even bij stil te staan en enige aspecten te belichten die tot nu toe in mijn ogen in de literatuur onderbelicht zijn gebleven, met name in de toepassing van deze voorwaarden op kredietrelaties met niet-consumenten.

Read more

02.08.2017 NL law
Supreme Court: Fraudulent conveyance; knowledge of prejudice

Short Reads - In a recent judgment, the Supreme Court ruled that both the debtor and any counterparty performing the legal act have knowledge of prejudice to creditors if, at the time of performing the legal act, the bankruptcy of the debtor and a shortfall in the bankruptcy estate is foreseeable. This judgment confirms the Supreme Court's decision of 22 December 2009 (ECLI:NL:HR:2009:BI8493).

Read more

04.08.2017 NL law
Proposals to amend EMIR – what does this mean for corporates?

Short Reads - On 4 May 2017 and 13 June 2017, the European Commission published two proposals to amend the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). After almost five years since EMIR entered into force, these proposals aim to lower the costs of compliance for market participants without compromising the objective of reducing systemic risks in the OTC derivatives market. The May 2017 proposal aims to reduce the regulatory burdens for corporates. The June 2017 proposal introduces a more pan-European approach to supervision of EU CCPs and ensures further supervisory convergence.

Read more

02.08.2017 NL law
Supreme Court: No conflict of interests in a group financing

Short Reads - In a recent judgment, the Supreme Court ruled, based on an application of the so-called Bruil-criterion, that there was no conflict of interests in the relationship between a holding company and its direct and indirect subsidiaries based on the purpose, background and structure of their group financing relationship.

Read more

Other specialists

Our website uses cookies: third party analytics cookies to best adapt our website to your needs & cookies to enable social media functionalities. For more information on the use of cookies, please check our Privacy and Cookie Policy. Please note that you can change your cookie opt-ins at any time via your browser settings.

Privacy and Cookie Policy