Robert Steeg

Specialising in banking and acquisition, asset, structured and project finance, Robert creates close working partnerships with each of his national and international clients.

He focuses on corporate lending and project finance with proven expertise on issues regarding syndicated lending, leveraged transactions and restructurings. Furthermore, Robert has acted as lead counsel in complex cross-border finance transactions.

He has a master’s in law from the University of Groningen (2005) and spent two years in the New York office of another Dutch international law firm.

Robert is a member of the Amsterdam Bar Association, the Amsterdam Young Bar Association, the Dutch Bar Association and the European Young Bar Association.

  • Languages: Dutch, English

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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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19.12.2016 NL law
Collection of enforcement proceeds under an undisclosed right of pledge

Short Reads - The District Court of Oost-Brabant: At the time of collection, if a trustee in bankruptcy has collected enforcement proceeds from receivables pledged under an  undisclosed right of pledge over receivables, the pledgee of the undisclosed right of pledge remains entitled to claim such proceeds from the trustee in bankruptcy, provided it has not collected the proceeds in its capacity as representative of the insolvent pledgor. The claim, however, only applies to proceeds which have been paid directly into the liquidation account.

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