Branda Katan

Branda specializes in collective actions and in complex contractual disputes, often with cross-border or regulatory aspects. She has acted in a broad spectrum of cases comprising ESG-related matters, industrial accidents and consumer rights cases.

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Branda Katan

Partner Amsterdam

Branda specializes in collective actions and in complex contractual disputes, often with cross-border or regulatory aspects. She has acted in a broad spectrum of cases comprising ESG-related matters, industrial accidents and consumer rights cases.

Branda Katan

Partner Amsterdam

She is a lucid, dedicated and responsive lawyer with an eye for detail.

Branda is Professor by Special Appointment for the Corporate Litigation chair at Leiden University. She regularly publishes about ESG litigation, the Dutch class action regime and the attribution of knowledge to legal entities. She holds a Ph.D. (with honours) from the Radboud University Nijmegen.

Branda is editor of the Dutch Review of Civil Law (Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Burgerlijk Recht) and a former editor of Company law monthly review (Maandblad voor Ondernemingsrecht). 

Languages: Dutch, English, French
Admitted to the Amsterdam Bar: 2005
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Stibbe advises Bureau Clara Wichmann on appeal in birth mother case

The Dutch state forced at least 13,000 women to give up their newborn babies between 1956 and 1984. These birth mothers suffered a great deal of distress as a result, and many of them are still feeling the pain today.

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Stibbe begeleidt Bureau Clara Wichmann in hoger beroep zaak ‘Afstandsmoeders’ tegen de Staat

In de periode 1956-1984 werden minstens 13.000 vrouwen door de Nederlandse staat gedwongen hun pasgeboren kind af te staan. Hierdoor hebben de zogenoemde afstandsmoeders veel leed ondergaan, waarvan vele nu nog steeds de gevolgen ondervinden.

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Stibbe provides strategic advice to financial institutions on ESG-policy and ESG-risk issues

Stibbe’s Financial Markets Group provides strategic advice on ESG- and climate related issues in the financial sector, threatening or impending ESG- or climate related litigation and class-actions.

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Stibbe represents bankruptcy trustrees Indover Bank

Stibbe represented the bankruptcy trustees of the Dutch merchant bank, Indover Bank, in a major dispute with Bank Indonesia. Indover Bank was a 100% subsidiary of Bank Indonesia and was declared bankrupt in 2008.

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