The popularity of a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) has significantly risen recently, originating from the United States and now more frequently in Europe and especially in the Netherlands. A SPAC is a relatively inexpensive and quicker way to get listed compared to the traditional initial public offering (IPO). A SPAC is a company starting with no business that raises capital by means of an IPO for the purpose of acquiring an existing operating company. Subsequently, that operating company can merge with (or be acquired by) the publicly traded SPAC and become the listed company in lieu of arranging its own IPO. Our new leaflet gives a high-level summary of the basic features of SPACs.
The increasing role of risk management and sustainability reporting require increasingly centralized control by group management. Are you still "in control" of all the activity of
The Interim law on transparent expedited liquidation will enter into force on 15 November 2023. With this alert, we would like
We are happy to share the Chambers Doing Business In the Netherlands 2023 Global Practice Guide with you. Our colleagues contributed to the 'Doing Business In the