Job van Hooff

I am Job van Hooff
Insolvency and Restructuring specialist
Corporate Restructuring specialist
Litigation and Dispute Resolution specialist

Job van Hooff

Job is a member of our commercial litigation practice group, specialising in liability, security rights, and restructuring.

Job advises and litigates on complex matters, often relating to situations in an international context or to situations of financial distress. In each case, he works closely with his clients guiding them through any complexities.

He regularly teaches and publishes on subjects of liability, including directors’ liability, security rights and bankruptcy law.

Job has a master’s in law from Tilburg University.

  • Languages: Dutch, English, French, German
  • Admitted to the Amsterdam Bar: 2004

Experience

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13.06.2019 NL law
EU reshaping the restructuring landscape? Directive on Restructuring and Insolvency approved by EU Council

Short Reads - The Council of the European Union adopted a proposal for a Directive on restructuring and insolvency (2016/0359 (COD) on 6 June 2019. The Directive will enter into force twenty days after it is published in the Official Journal of the European Union. From that date, Member States will have two years to implement the substantive parts of the Directive in their national legislation, although a one year extension can be granted.

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16.03.2018 NL law
Afkoop van levensverzekeringen in faillissement

Articles - Job van Hooff bespreekt aan welke voorwaarden moet zijn voldaan voor afkoop van een levensverzekering door een curator. Dit geschiedt mede aan de hand van een arrest van de Hoge Raad van 6 oktober 2017, waarin de Hoge Raad één van de geldende voorwaarden heeft verduidelijkt.

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21.05.2019 NL law
Corporate Recovery & Insolvency in the Netherlands

Articles - Does the legislative framework in your jurisdiction allow for informal work-outs, as well as formal restructuring and insolvency proceedings, and to what extent are each of these used in practice? What formal rescue procedures are available in your jurisdiction to restructure the liabilities of distressed companies? What effect does each restructuring procedure have on existing contracts? How are the creditors and/or shareholders able to influence each winding up process. 

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18.01.2018 NL law
Wet homologatie onderhands akkoord ter voorkoming van faillissement in voorontwerp

Short Reads - Het voorontwerp Wet homologatie onderhands akkoord ter voorkoming van faillissement moet het een in financieel zwaar weer verkerende onderneming mogelijk maken om buiten faillissement of surseance haar schulden te saneren door een akkoord op te leggen aan alle schuldeisers. Een faillissement kan hiermee worden voorkomen. De rechten van schuldeisers en aandeelhouders kunnen hierbij worden gewijzigd. 

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21.03.2019 NL law
15 aspects of Brexit you did not know

Short Reads - A Brexit without a deal, or with a deal that does not cover all relevant aspects, is still a potential scenario. We have highlighted a number of unexpected legal consequences of Brexit in such a no deal or incomplete deal scenario.

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31.03.2017 NL law
The end of pre-packs? EU Advocate General: automatic transfer of employees in case of a pre-pack

Short Reads - On 29 March 2017, Advocate General Mengozzi rendered his opinion to the EU Court of Justice in the landmark case regarding the Estro pre-packed bankruptcy. Advocate General Mengozzi opines that a pre-pack does not fall under the exception to the EU Directive on transfer of undertakings, so that all rights and obligations of employees of the bankrupt transferor of an undertaking are automatically transferred to the transferee in case of a sale through a pre-pack. If the EU Court of Justice follows this opinion, this would probably mean the end of pre-packs as we currently know them.

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