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How the New Screening Act is Increasing the Scope of Enforcement

Although often viewed as one of the most open economies in Europe, the broader European policy push for more foreign direct investment (FDI) screening has also given momentum to the Dutch legislator to design and implement the very first Dutch cross-sector FDI screening regime.
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Overview

Our Amsterdam office advises clients on some of the most significant transactions in Europe, including advising APG Asset Management on the newly formed joint venture with Royal KPN N.V. for the rollout of fiber, the global coordinator, bookrunners and underwriters in MotorK plc's initial public offering of EUR 75 million and listing on Euronext Amsterdam and Wilbur-Ellis, one of the world's largest family-owned companies in the world, on the combination of Connell with Advent International's Caldic B.V..

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Amsterdam

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1082 MD Amsterdam

P.O. Box 2720
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Amsterdam
The Netherlands
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Key Contacts

  • Managing Partner

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    Kim F. Tan

    Partner
    • Amsterdam
    + 31 20 551 7906
  • Director of Business Development

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    Gerard Wentink

    Director of Business Development
    +31 20 551 7972
  • Communications and Media Relations

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    Claudia Wehmeijer

    Head of Marketing & Communication
    + 31 6 18 73 88 79

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