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    Maarten is an experienced specialist in corporate law. He has a wealth of experience with national and international mergers and acquisitions, acting for investment companies, banks and other undertakings. Maarten also advises corporate governance, joint venture structures and reorganizations.

    Expert. Reliable. Team player. Business partner. Solution-oriented. Strategic.

    Maarten is the author of several posts for the website www.corporatelawblog.nl, an initiative of Van Doorne. He was closely involved in the groundwork for the Private Company Law (Simplification and Flexibilisation) Act, and the Management and Supervision (Public and Private Companies) Act.

    After graduating from the University of Utrecht in 2006 Maarten studied a semester at the University of Stellenbosch (South Africa). Maarten is a member of the Royal Dutch Association of Civil-law Notaries.

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