Important Information Stibbe N.V.
1077 WM Amsterdam
T. +31 20 546 06 06
F. +31 20 546 01 23
Stibbe N.V. is registered in the Trade Register of the Dutch Chamber of Commerce under number: 34198700.
Dutch VAT number: NL8132.91.793.B01
The general conditions of Stibbe N.V. have been deposited at the Court Registry of the Amsterdam District Court under number 37/2021. They apply to all services performed by Stibbe N.V. A copy of these general conditions can be requested free of charge or accessed at www.stibbe.com/generalconditions. We refer to our general conditions for more information on fees, limitation of liability, applicable law, choice of forum, alternative dispute resolution for our civil law notary service, etc.
Stibbe N.V.’s attorneys and civil law notaries (including candidate and assigned civil law notaries) are registered with and bound by the professional rules and codes of conduct of their respective professional organisations in the Netherlands. These professional rules and codes of conduct are accessible through the relevant organisation's website or upon request from that organisation:
Nederlandse Orde van Advocaten (The Dutch Bar Association)
Koninklijke Notariële Beroepsorganisatie (The Royal Dutch Organisation for Civil-law Notaries)
Nederlandse Orde van Belastingadviseurs (The Dutch Association of Tax Advisers) (applies only for our attorneys specialised in tax law)
We aspire to continuously improve the quality of our service. If you are not satisfied for any reason, we would like to hear from you. Any questions, suggestions or complaints can be sent to the addresses above or to firstname.lastname@example.org. The complaints procedures for our attorneys (“advocaten”) and our civil law notaries are available in English and in Dutch.
Client identification obligations
Pursuant to, among other things, the Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Prevention) Act and derived policies, Stibbe N.V. must in principle ascertain the client’s identity and under certain circumstances report unusual transactions to the relevant authorities without informing the client. Please ask your adviser if you have questions about these legal requirements or refer to the website of the Bureau Financieel Toezicht (Financial Supervision Office) or the Nederlandse Orde van Advocaten (The Dutch Bar Association) for further information.
Stibbe N.V.’s attorneys, civil law notaries and tax advisers are insured in accordance with the rules of their respective professional organisations under professional indemnity policies, which include worldwide coverage. Our insurance agent is Aon Risk Solutions, Paalbergweg 2-4, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. More information can be found in Aon’s insurance declaration.
We may process personal data in the performance of our engagement as legal counsel. Given our independent role as lawyer and/or civil law notary, we qualify as a data controller as defined in the General Data Protection Regulation. This means that we are independently ("zelfstandig") responsible for our processing of personal data in the performance of our tasks.
Mandatory disclosure of reportable cross-border arrangements
The Council Directive (EU) 2018/822 of 25 May 2018 (EU Mandatory Disclosure Directive; “DAC6”) has introduced a disclosure requirement for intermediaries and/or taxpayers for certain cross-border tax arrangements. Due to legal privilege, Stibbe does not have to report to tax authorities in connection with matters handled by Stibbe on our client’s behalf, but we may have to notify other involved intermediaries and/or taxpayers of their potential reporting obligations under DAC6.
Our important information is also available in Dutch.