Our Amsterdam office goes the extra mile for clients by offering dedicated support both domestically and internationally. Our highly experienced partners and associates advise clients on all manner of legal, regulatory and compliance issues relevant to organisations in Netherlands and the EU.
Why choose our lawyers?Widely respected for our commercial and pragmatic approach, we increasingly advise Dutch clients in overseas jurisdictions with the unique support of the growing Fieldfisher network. This network now spans 25 international offices, including hubs in the US and China. Based in our Amsterdam office we also have a German Desk and a specialist India Group.
We advise clients on various types of corporate transactions, including the accompanying structuring (including inward investment), governance, regulatory and compliance issues. Other practices include finance, commercial contracts, litigation, IP, IT, merger control filings and cyber security.
Thanks to Fieldfisher's market-leading sector expertise, clients benefit from best-in-class legal solutions in banking and financial services, life sciences and healthcare, energy and natural resources and technology. Our wide range of specialisms is reflected in the diversity of our clients – spanning household name multinational companies to technology start-ups and investors.
Legal Entities Management and Supervision Act effective as per 1 July 2021
As per 1 July 2021 the Legal Entities Management and Supervision Act (LEMSA) becomes effective. As a result thereof important provisions regarding the management and supervision of among other associations and foundations change and the governance structure of the management board and supervisory board are aligned for all legal entities. In this article we explain the essential changes as a result of the LEMSA for your association or foundation. At the moment this article is only available in Dutch. Please contact one of Amsterdam partners in order to obtain a translation of this article in English.
Wet bestuur en toezicht rechtspersonen van kracht per 1 juli 2021
Op 1 juli 2021 treedt de Wet bestuur en toezicht rechtspersonen (WBTR) in werking. Als gevolg van deze wet wijzigen belangrijke regels omtrent het bestuur en toezicht van onder meer verenigingen en stichtingen, en wordt de wettelijke regeling omtrent bestuurders en commissarissen van alle rechtspersonen gelijk getrokken. In deze bijdrage bespreken wij de belangrijkste wijzigingen als gevolg van de WBTR voor uw vereniging of stichting.