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Denise Ozmis

Denise Ozmis is a member of the Amsterdam Corporate M&A team. She advises on M&A, Private Equity, Capital Markets as well as Dutch corporate governance matters. Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, Denise advised on M&A transactions and corporate governance matters as an in-house lawyer for AkzoNobel, a leading global paints and coatings company. Denise has recently published a legal insight on the Dutch legislative proposal about the right of the board of management to invoke a cooling-off period of up to 250 days. Denise has published in Dutch legal journals about the Dutch Act on collective settlement of mass damage claims and supervision on housing corporations.

I. Shareholder notification in the Netherlands On 23 May 2019, the Dutch government submitted a legislative proposal to classify a shareholding of 2% in a listed company as a substantial shareholding (“Proposal”). With this Proposal, the initial statutory threshold for shareholders to notify their shareholding will be lowered from 3%…