Gerard van Solinge

Gerard van Solinge

Of Counsel

Gerard specialises in corporate governance, corporate litigation, mergers and acquisitions, public takeovers, international corporate law and Dutch Carribean company law.

He is a full professor of corporate law since 1997 at the Radboud University Nijmegen, and member of the scientific board at Van der Heijden Institute, Research Department for Corporate Law of the Research Centre Company & Law (Onderzoekcentrum Onderneming & Recht), a research centre recognized by the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences (KNAW). He is editor-in chief of Ondernemingsrecht, the leading Dutch corporate law journal and deputy judge in the Joint Court of Justice of Aruba, Curaçao, Sint Maarten and of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba.

Gerard was a founding member and first president of the Corporate Litigation Association. He has written numerous textbooks and articles on corporate governance, corporate litigation, mergers and acquisitions (including a PhD thesis on cross-border legal mergers, 1994 cum laude), public bids and international corporate law.

Published Work

  • G. van Solinge, M.P. Nieuwe Werne, R.G.J. Nowak and T. Salemink, "Handbook on Corporate Law", Asser/Maeijer, Van Solinge & Van Nieuwe Weme 2-II*, Deventer: Wolters Kluwer  
  • Numerous articles and books on a wide range of topics in Corporate Law

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

Member Commission Corporate Law (standing advisory commission of the Minister of Justice of Curacao)

Co-founder and first chairman of Dutch Association for Corporate Litigation

Member of the Amsterdam Bar.

Qualifications

Admissions

Admitted: Bar of the Netherlands, 1993

Listed in the register of legal practice areas of the Dutch Bar Association for Ondernemingsrecht (Company law).  

Academic

LLM, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, 1988

PhD, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, 1994

Languages

Dutch, English, German
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