Digital operational resilience as key priority for financial institutions
Financial institutions and third party ICT providers will have to strengthen their IT security organisations, as the European Digital Operational Resilience Act is expected to be fully applicable in early 2025 after a two-year implementation period.
DNB to start integrity investigations at payment and e-money institutions
On 25 August 2022, the Dutch Central Bank (De Nederlandsche Bank, "DNB") announced that it will start investigations at payment and e-money institutions that have (substantially) grown during the past few years.
Dutch Supreme Court decides against the pledgeability of non-transferable claims
Lawyers occasionally wonder how the law ended up as it is. We had that experience after the Dutch Supreme Court’s decision of 1 July 2022 (Rabobank/Ten Berge q.q.; ECLI:NL:HR:2022:984), regarding the possibility or impossibility of pledging a claim.
Stibbe advises group of investors led by Joh. A. Benckiser
Stibbe advised a group of investors led by Joh. A. Benckiser on its bid for all outstanding shares of D.E MASTER BLENDERS 1753 N.V.
Stibbe advises Aegon on the launch of the first General Pension Fund in the Netherlands
Stibbe has made a significant contribution to the establishment of the first General Pension Fund in the Netherlands. Aegon is the first company to receive approval from the Dutch Central Bank to launch a General Pension Fund in the Netherlands.
Stibbe advises KPS Capital Partners on the acquisition of Taylor Made Golf Company, Inc.
Stibbe advised KPS Capital Partners, LP on the USD 425 million acquisition of Taylor Made Golf Company, Inc. from adidas AG.
Stibbe advises the NVB
Stibbe advises the NVB (the Dutch Banking Association) following a “dawn raid” carried out by the European Commission at the premises of the Dutch Banking Association in October 2017.
Stibbe advises Proximus
Stibbe advised Proximus, a listed company and longstanding client, on a broad variety of matters, including innovative partnerships, regulatory compliance, M&A and finance projects, and dispute resolution.
Stibbe advises ABN AMRO
Stibbe advises ABN AMRO on the sale of a majority stake in Stater to Infosys.
The Dutch UBO register will be introduced in January 2020
On 4 April 2019, a legislative proposal to implement the Dutch Ultimate Beneficial Owner (''UBO'') register (''UBO register'') was submitted to the Dutch parliament.
Besluit aanwijzing organisaties van openbaar belang
Op 10 juli 2019 is het Besluit aanwijzing organisaties van openbaar belang (Besluit) in het Staatsblad gepubliceerd.
ESG: European Commission consults on Renewed Sustainable Finance Strategy
While battling the COVID-19 outbreak, the European Commission does not lose sight of the long-term objective to fully embed sustainability in the financial services landscape.