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Maxime Aarts



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Maxime Aarts



Maxime specializes in corporate criminal law and compliance, with an emphasis on domestic and cross-border (internal and criminal) investigations and corporate crime litigation.

Maxime is an associate in our Business Integrity & Corporate Crime team in Amsterdam. She represents and advises clients facing complex and sensitive advisory matters and litigation and has extensive experience assisting corporates, financial institutions and their (supervisory) boards on a broad variety of regulatory and compliance matters, including anti-money laundering, fraud, and bribery & corruption.

Maxime joined Allen & Overy at the start of 2020, after graduating from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in criminal law (LL.M., cum laude). She holds two bachelor degrees (law and criminology). In addition to her master's degree in criminal law, she completed several extra-curricular courses in conflict resolution, mediation, and restorative law.

Maxime is a member of the Association for Young Criminal Defence Lawyers (Nederlandse Vereniging van Jonge Strafrechtadvocaten).

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Publications: 10 January 2024

The Netherlands: a review of cross-border white collar crime and investigations developments

2023 was marked by several new and continuing trends in the Netherlands. The scope of legal privilege remained a contentious issue with the criminal authorities. Internal investigations by lawyers…

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Master of Laws (LL.M., cum laude), Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 2019

Bachelor of Science, Criminology (Honnours Programme), Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 2017

Bachelor of Laws, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 2017