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ASML establishes customer co-investment program with Intel as first participant customer

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek has advised ASML, the world's largest supplier of equipment to computer chip manufacturers, on a customer co-investment program. Intel is the first participant in the customer co-investment program, and has committed to acquire up to a 15% equity ownership interest and to provide R&D funding for an aggregate max amount of 3.3 billion. Other customers are evaluating the program. ASML may issue up to an aggregate 25 percent minority equity stake to customers. Alongside these equity...
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Who’s Who Legal selects De Brauw as leading law firm in Netherlands for seventh time

Who’s Who Legal has once again picked out De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek as the leading firm in Netherlands in its annual awards. The firm was named Netherlands Law Firm of the Year 2012, the seventh consecutive occasion that it has gained this recognition. Who’s Who Legal lists only the leading lawyers in each field, based exclusively on the findings of an independent six-month research process that encompasses feedback from private practitioners, clients and other experts in the sector. Editor in chief Callum Campbell...
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EACC Member Pepper Hamilton Presenting at Compliance Programs and Anti-Money Laundering Laws Webinar

Pepper Hamilton LLP partner Frank A. Mayer, III will be a presenter for J.H. Cohn's "Compliance Programs and Anti-Money Laundering Laws" webinar on July 19, 2012 from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. EDT. FinCEN's upcoming deadline for lenders to comply with anti-money laundering laws (AML) is less than one month away. Adhering to the law requires written policies and changes to the origination processes resulting in new and unique issues to lenders. During this webinar, the panel will discuss everything you need...
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NautaDutilh and Niaba publish report on market developments in the Dutch biotechnology industry

EACCNY member NautaDutilh and the Netherlands Biotech Industry Association (Niaba) are pleased to inform you that we have published our report on market expectations in the Dutch biotechnology industry. In the report, we describe the major trends and developments in the sector, mainly based on the expectations voiced within the sector itself. The report gives evidence of optimism and concern in the sector. On the one hand, it is expected that high-quality academic research in the Netherlands will lead to...
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Introduction of “Put up or shut up” rule and other amendments to the rules on public offers in the Netherlands per July 1, 2012

Amendments to Dutch public offer rules Important amendments to the public offer rules were recently published and are expected to enter into effect on 1 July 2012. This newsletter highlights the following main changes: introduction of a 'put up or shut up' rule; clarification of the disclosure requirement for offerors; amendment of the rules on the announcement of an 'unsolicited' public offer; the possibility of increasing the offer price more than once; expansion of the exemption from the obligation to make a mandatory offer (the...
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Luxembourg: The new law on SIFs

In anticipation of the implementation of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) and making mere adjustments to a now well-established and proven fund regime, the law of 26 March 2012 amending the law of 13 February 2007 concerning specialised investment funds (SIFs) has been published on 30 March 2012 in the Luxembourg Official Gazette (Mémorial A-63) and has entered into force on 1 April 2012. The French version of the new law can be viewed here. Our  newsflash of 28...
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Belgian Company Code: Liquidation procedure (finally) updated

by Anne Tilleux & Carl-Philip de Villegas The Act of 19 March 2012, amending the Belgian Company Code with regard to the liquidation procedure, was published in the Belgian State Gazette on 7 May 2012 and entered into force on 17 May 2012. The new Act, which the legal profession had eagerly awaited for quite some time, clarifies and amends the liquidation procedure. The most important provision is the confirmation of the possibility to dissolve and liquidate a Belgian company...
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NautaDutilh voted ‘Best firm for Women in Business Law: Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands’

EACCNY member NautaDutilh is pleased to announce that the firm won no less than four awards at the Women in Business Law Awards Ceremony in London on 20 June 2012. NautaDutilh was voted ‘Best Firm for Women in Business Law in Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands’. The firm also won 'Best National Firm for Talent Management: The Netherlands'. Petra Zijp was also nominated for the individual award for ‘Best in capital markets: Debt’. Euromoney Legal Media Group granted the awards owing to NautaDutilh’s...

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