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Sjoerd Buijn

Counsel

Amsterdam

Sjoerd Buijn

Counsel

Amsterdam

Sjoerd specialises in general corporate law and notarial corporate law. Within these areas, he handles complex matters for both private and listed companies. This includes international mergers and acquisitions, transaction structuring, corporate restructurings, financing and corporate governance.

While still very much active in the general corporate law practice, Sjoerd presently mainly focuses on advising listed companies within a broad spectrum, both in capital markets context (IPO's, rights issues, public offers) and in company context (corporate governance, protective measures, general meetings). Sjoerd has developed significant experience in these fields.

Sjoerd studied at the University of New Hampshire (US), Universiteit Utrecht (NL, LLM 2006) and INSEAD (FR).

News & insights

Publications: 23 JANUARY 2020

Equity capital markets: navigating the challenges of 2020

2019 was a challenging year for equity capital markets. Proceeds from IPOs fell by over 25% in the UK, and by more than 30% across Europe. A number of political and economic factors, which contributed to pricing uncertainty and market volatility, undoubtedly led to this reduction in activity. 

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Publications: 13 JANUARY 2020

The von der Leyen Commission

The European Commission led by Ursula von der Leyen took office on 1 December 2019, following changes required as a result of the European Parliament rejecting three of the candidate Commissioners originally put forward. 

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Publications: 13 JANUARY 2020

New decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union on the expression of the annual percentage rate of charge in consumer credit agreements (Case C 290/19)

Following a request for a preliminary ruling from the Regional Court of Trnava, Slovakia in the context of proceedings between a consumer and a Slovakian bank regarding a consumer credit agreement, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) held, on 19 December 2019, that “Article 10(2)(g) of Directive 2008/48/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2008 on credit agreements for consumers (…) must be interpreted as precluding, in a consumer credit agreement, the annual percentage rate of charge from being expressed not as a single rate but as a range referring to a minimum and a maximum rate”.

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Publications: 09 JANUARY 2020

European environmental law and policy: What’s in store for 2020?

The start of a New Year is a good time to take stock as to what we can expect in European environmental law and policy over the next 12 months. Unlike previous years, 2020 is already shaping up to be a momentous year at both a European and member state level particularly as regards climate change. 

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Amsterdam

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