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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20.07.2017 NL law
Tax Alert: Consultation document on implementation of ATAD released by Dutch government

Short Reads - The Dutch government has released a consultation document ("the Document") containing a draft bill of law and explanatory memorandum on the EU Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive ("ATAD"; see also our Tax Alert of 23 June 2016 and our Tax Alert of 1 March 2017). The Document precedes the release of the formal bill anticipated in the first quarter of 2018, that should enter into forces per 1 January 2019.

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06.04.2017 NL law
Ban on advertisement of high-risk financial products to retail parties in the Netherlands

Short Reads - Effective 1 July 2017, financial institutions are prohibited to promote financial products that are considered as "high-risk" by the Dutch regulator. The prohibition will apply to binary options, warrants, contingent convertibles issued by banks (CoCo's), contracts for difference, specialty derivative products known as "turbos", futures and payday loans (flitskredieten).

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06.04.2017 NL law
ISDA and other market associations request regulatory forbearance in respect of 'big bang' variation margin compliance date

Short Reads - Legislators from the EU, the US and several other jurisdictions have adopted regulations for mandatory risk management procedures to be applied by counterparties to non-centrally cleared OTC derivative contracts. In an open letter to the regulators of those jurisdictions dated 7 February, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) and a number of other market associations have requested 'regulatory forbearance' in respect of the 1 March 2017 compliance date for the exchange of variation margin under those regulations.

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23.05.2017 NL law
Proposed changes to Dutch dividend withholding tax rules for holding cooperatives and BVs/NVs released

Short Reads - On 16 May 2017, the Dutch Secretary of Finance released a draft legislative proposal regarding changes to the Dutch dividend withholding tax ("DWT") rules for holding cooperatives and BVs/NVs (the "Proposal").

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06.04.2017 NL law
No exemption to the prohibition of market manipulation

Short Reads - Market abuse cases are relatively rare in the Netherlands. Recently, the Trade and Industry Appeals Tribunal (College van Beroep voor het bedrijfsleven) confirmed that the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (Autoriteit Financiële Markten, the "AFM") rightfully concluded that a trader manipulated the market by securing the price of financial instruments to an abnormal or artificial level.

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