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Dutch law

New York

Stibbe's New York office provides our clients located in the US, or those doing business there, with advice on matters of Dutch and Luxembourg corporate and tax law.

Our New York office opened in 1985 to serve a wide range of clients including multinational corporations and businesses, public and private companies, financial institutions, investment banks and private equity firms.

The team practices Dutch and Luxembourg law and consists of corporate and tax lawyers admitted to the Amsterdam Bar in the Netherlands, or the Luxembourg Bar, respectively. Their core areas of expertise include mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, finance, corporate restructurings, debt and equity capital markets transactions, tax advice in relation to corporate transactions and structures, as well as corporate/notarial services in relation to complex group structures.

We also collaborate with specialists from other Stibbe offices with respect to additional matters of Dutch, Belgian and Luxembourg law. Furthermore, the team works closely together with leading law firms outside our home jurisdictions, both in and outside the US.

Market recognition

The group stands out for its quality in handling competition law cases. It has highly dedicated lawyers with in-depth knowledge of the required topics

Chambers Europe 2016, Competion and European Law Chapter

Well-rounded and highly motivated team that is able to deliver high-quality output under very tight deadlines and independently handle all aspects of the transaction from start to finish.

Chambers Europe 2018, Capital Markets chapter

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