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Lemstra Van der Korst

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Number of partners: 5
Number of lawyers: 14
Languages: Dutch, English, German, French

Firm Overview:

Main Areas of Practice:
■ Corporate Litigation
■ Financial Litigation
■ Commercial Litigation
■ Class Actions
■ Boardroom Counseling
■ Corporate Governance
■ Arbitration
■ Works Counsel

Representative Matters:
■Representing minority shareholders before the Enterprise Chamber against KLM Royal Dutch Airlines for refusing to pay dividends
■Defending a former CEO of Vestia housing corporation in various litigation involving a EUR 2.5 billion damages claim
■Defending a former board member of Fortis Bank in litigation resulting from the collapse of Fortis Bank
■Representing Vereniging van Effectenbezitters (VEB) (association of shareholders) against the Dutch state regarding the expropriation and just satisfaction of former shareholders and holders of other financial instruments issued by bank and insurance company and bank SNS Reaal
■Representing (the clients of) five leading Dutch legal aid insurance companies regarding the class settlement of claims against DSB Bank relating to breaches of its duty of care
■Representing investors against SNS Bank regarding damages relating to the Madoff fraud
■Representing shareholders (through a SPV foundation)in a USD 380 million class settlement with Shell regarding the misrepresentation of its oil and gas reserves
■Representing shareholders (through a SPV foundation) in a USD 60 million global class settlement with Swiss insurance company Converium
■Representing Reuben Brothers in a multi million dollar investment dispute
■Representing multiple claim foundations in multi billion dollar collective actions in the automotive and financial industry
■Representing managing and supervisory board in D&O liability case following the bankruptcy of Apple’s largest premium resller in the Netherlands
■Representing an international commodities company in multi million dollar shareholder dispute
■Representing multiple clients in interest swaps litigation
■Advising FC Twente ’65 B.V. (Dutch premier league soccer club) in an over all settlement with former directors, creditors, KNVB (national soccer association) and other stakeholders
■Representing claim foundation in a multi billion dollar collective action against international banks and a broker re the manipulation of LIBOR and EURIBOR related interest rates
■Advising Stichting on a mass settlement on behalf of 7 million clients of Dutch State Lottery
■Lead counsel in securities class action regarding damages caused by corruption and fraud within Brazilian oil giant Petrobras
■Representing the Central Works Council of TATA Steel Netherlands regarding the merger with ThyssenKrupp
■Representing Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, CNH Industrial and Iveco in various follow-on cartel damages cases
■Representing SRK (legal aid insurance company) in a corporate dispute with AEGON and Nationale Nederlanden in inquiry proceedings before the Enterprise Chamber, resulting in a settlement