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%…
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.