The Legal 500 has announced the research results for The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Guide. With 16 listed practice areas, Pels Rijcken retains its status as a top tier firm. In addition, the no less than 20 new individual listings confirm our promotion of young talent.
Lexology GTDT recently published their State Aid 2023 quick reference guide. This guide contains side-by-side comparison of local insights into state aid, including national policies and track record; relevant national authorities and implementing legislation; national schemes; considerations for aid applicants and for competitors; private enforcement in national courts; state actions to recover incompatible aid; and recent trends.
With effect from 1 July 2023, corporate law lawyer Menno Stoffer will be joining Pels Rijcken. He is a multifaceted and authoritative specialist in the fields of (international) financing, transactions, (re)structurings and insolvencies.
Consumentenbond (The Dutch Consumers' Association) and the foundation Data Privacy Stichting (DPS) have won legal proceedings on the protection of privacy rights against Facebook. With the judgment, the road ahead is free for compensation for Dutch consumers. Pels Rijcken attorneys Gerrit-Jan Zwenne and Lars Groeneveld, together with Lemstra Van der Korst, assisted Data Privacy Stichting in these proceedings.
Marianne Hirsch Ballin will join Pels Rijcken's partner group on 1 September 2023. Pels Rijcken thus strengthens its position in the field of criminal (procedural) law. Marianne's expertise includes international and European law aspects of criminal law and the relationship with other areas of law, such as administrative law, national security law and data protection law.