Bastiaan works in high profile multi-jurisdictional litigation and corporate governance cases. His clients include private equity firms and funds, listed corporates and their Dutch based subsidiaries, investment firms, corporate service providers, and international joint ventures.

Recent matters that Bastiaan has worked on include representing:

  • a market leading company active in the online food ordering and delivery market in ICC arbitration proceedings
  • a specialty chemicals multinational in NAI arbitration proceedings
  • an investment fund in post-M&A ICC arbitration proceedings with an European bank
  • an event driven investor in litigation before the district court and Enterprise Chamber revolving around AkzoNobel
  • a multilateral development bank in inquiry proceedings before the Enterprise Chamber
  • a global operating service provider on several liability claims in various Dutch court proceedings before the district court and court of appeals

Bastiaan also sits as an arbitrator.

In addition, Bastiaan is a Professor at Maastricht University. He also holds the position of vice-academic director of the Institute for Corporate Law, Governance and Innovation Policies, is the co-editor of the academic journal European Company Law, a member of the editorial board of the Dutch academic journal Corporate Law Monthly Review (Maandblad voor Ondernemingsrecht), a Fellow at the Zuidas Institute for Financial Law and Company Law of the Free University of Amsterdam and a Member of the corporate law advisory committee of the Dutch Bar Association and the Royal Association of Dutch Civil Law Notaries.

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Memberships

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Dutch Bar Association
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Ius Commune Research School
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Institute for Corporate Law, Governance and Innovation Policies
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Dutch Commercial Law Association
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The Dutch Corporate Litigation Association
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The Dutch Civil Procedure Law Association
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Qualifications

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Thesis (PhD), "Shareholder responsibility: The position and role of the shareholder and the shareholders meeting", Maastricht University, 2015
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Dutch law, Maastricht University, 2013 (cum laude)
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Publications

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Dorresteijn, A.F.M., Olaerts, M., Kemp, B. e.a., European Corporate Law, Deventer: Wolters Kluwer 2022
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Kemp, B. (2022), Naar een werkbaar en realistisch model voor stakeholder governance en de rol van aandeelhouders daarin (oratie Maastricht), Maandblad voor Ondernemingsrecht 2022
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Kemp, B., Sinninghe Damsté, M.H.C. & Wiggers, L.W. (2022), Kroniek uitkoop en geschillenregeling, in: Geschriften vanwege de Vereniging voor Corporate Litigation 2020-2021, Deventer: Kluwer 2022
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Kemp, B. (2021), Het besluit als rechtshandeling: de verhouding tussen het Nederlandse rechtspersonen- en vermogensrecht, in: J.M. de Jongh, B. Kemp, H. Koster & C.A. Schwarz (red.), Bestuursbesluiten, Deventer: Kluwer 2021
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Kemp, B. & Renshof, S. (2020), The limited power to appoint and dismiss management board members in Dutch listed companies, European Company Law 2020

What others say

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"Bastiaan Kemp was top notch in terms of both quality of advice and product, and overall client care and contact."
Legal 500 (2022)
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Bastiaan Kemp

Partner - Attorney at Law

bastiaan.kemp@loyensloeff.com

Amsterdam

Dutch, English

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Bastiaan Kemp, partner, is a member of the Litigation & Risk Management practice group in our Amsterdam office. He focuses on corporate law, including corporate governance, corporate litigation and arbitration.

Bastiaan works in high profile multi-jurisdictional litigation and corporate governance cases. His clients include private equity firms and funds, listed corporates and their Dutch based subsidiaries, investment firms, corporate service providers, and international joint ventures.

Recent matters that Bastiaan has worked on include representing:

  • a market leading company active in the online food ordering and delivery market in ICC arbitration proceedings
  • a specialty chemicals multinational in NAI arbitration proceedings
  • an investment fund in post-M&A ICC arbitration proceedings with an European bank
  • an event driven investor in litigation before the district court and Enterprise Chamber revolving around AkzoNobel
  • a multilateral development bank in inquiry proceedings before the Enterprise Chamber
  • a global operating service provider on several liability claims in various Dutch court proceedings before the district court and court of appeals

Bastiaan also sits as an arbitrator.

In addition, Bastiaan is a Professor at Maastricht University. He also holds the position of vice-academic director of the Institute for Corporate Law, Governance and Innovation Policies, is the co-editor of the academic journal European Company Law, a member of the editorial board of the Dutch academic journal Corporate Law Monthly Review (Maandblad voor Ondernemingsrecht), a Fellow at the Zuidas Institute for Financial Law and Company Law of the Free University of Amsterdam and a Member of the corporate law advisory committee of the Dutch Bar Association and the Royal Association of Dutch Civil Law Notaries.