I am Maarten de Bruin
Banking and Finance specialist
Tax specialist

Maarten de Bruin

Delivering tailored solutions to every case, Maarten advises domestic and international clients on the finance and tax aspects of commercial transactions with a clear understanding of their commercial goals. He is primarily focused on the industrial and real estate sector.

Maarten has a master’s in law from Tilburg University (1989) and an LL.M. in tax from New York University (1996).

Furthermore, Maarten spent several years between 1993 and 1999, at our New York office and in 1996 spent 6 months as foreign associate at Cravath Swaine and Moore. 

He is a member of the American Bar Association, Section: Taxation, the International Fiscal Association and a member of “Tax Review” (New York).  

  • Languages: Dutch, English, German, French
  • Admitted to the Amsterdam Bar: 1989
  • Partner since: 1997

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01.03.2017 EU law
Ecofin agrees to extend the scope of the EU hybrid mismatch rules

Short Reads - Last week, Ecofin reached political agreement on an amendment to the EU Anti Tax Avoidance Directive ("ATAD"; see our Tax Alert of 23 June 2016 for further background) to provide for minimum standards for hybrid mismatches ("ATAD 2"). ATAD 2 extends the territorial scope of the EU hybrid mismatch rules to hybrid mismatches with third countries. In addition, it provides for a broader scope of hybrid mismatches, as the rules will also apply to inter alia permanent establishment ("PE") mismatches, imported mismatches, reverse hybrid mismatches and dual resident mismatches.

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19.12.2016 NL law
Court of Appeal Arnhem-Leeuwarden: Factual disposition is an essential requirement for exercising a right of retention

Short Reads - By ruling that a subcontractor had not succeeded in proving its "factual disposition" over the object on which the subcontractor claimed to exercise a right of retention, the Court of Appeal's  judgment follows the approach taken in recent case law, that in order to claim the exercise of a right of retention the claimant must have the discretion to surrender the object under retention, which in turn requires the claimant to have factual disposition over such object.

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19.12.2016 NL law
District Court of Amsterdam: The requirements imposed by law on assignment of claims for deprivation of voting rights on shares are largely the same as the requirements for claims for compulsory transfer of shares

Short Reads - That the corporate interests of a company are harmed through the actions of a pledgee holding the voting rights in respect of shares, does not in it itself increase support for a claim for deprivation of such voting rights as would be the case when claiming compulsory transfer of the actual shares - on the contrary, it appears.

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19.12.2016 NL law
Proposed amendments to the Dutch Financial Supervision Act in 2017 and 2018, and the revision of the Dutch Financial Supervision Act

Short Reads - On 27 July 2016, the preliminary draft of the Financial Markets Amendment Decree 2017 (Wijzigingsbesluit financiële markten 2017) and the bill amending the Dutch Financial Supervision Act 2018 (Wijzigingswet financiële markten 2018) were offered for consultation.

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