Marry de Gaay Fortman

Marry de Gaay Fortman

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+31 20 605 61 65
+31 6 5375 8942

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Marry is betrokken bij publiek-private reguleringsvraagstukken en gespecialiseerd in economisch publiekrecht en (corporate) governance. Ze is trusted boardroom advisor. Marry's expertise varieert van onderzoeksvraagstukken, het adviseren over de effecten van voorgenomen wetgeving, regelgevingsaspecten met betrekking tot de toezichthoudende autoriteiten, handhaving van bestaande wetgeving tot het voeren van diverse procedures. Een voorbeeld van haar expertise is haar leidende rol in de veelbesproken kwestie van de afwikkeling van Vestia's derivatenportefeuille van € 20 miljard.

  • “She is a full sparring partner with a great network and high-level approach. She is motivated and gets things under way.”
    Chambers Europe, Public Law (2019 Edition)
  • Recommended
    Legal 500, Dispute Resolution: Mediation (2019 Edition)
  • "Heading the public law team, Marry de Gaay Fortman is an experienced practicioner, typically advising on regulatory issues for large private sector clients, elucidating their interactions with government institutions and regulatory bodies. Clients praise her 'great commercial awareness, effectiveness and cliënt service.'"
    Chambers Europe (2018 Edition)
  • "Clients praise her 'great commercial awareness, effectiveness and client service'."
    Chambers Europe, Public Law (2018 Edition)
  • Recommended
    Legal 500, Dispute Resolution: Mediation (2018 Edition)
  • Recommended
    Legal 500, Healthcare and Life Sciences (2018 Edition)
  • Recommended
    Legal 500, Fraud and White-collar Crime (2018 Edition)
  • "Clients enthuse that 'she is very communicative and very good on both public and political issues'."
    Chambers Europe, Public Law (2017 Edition)
  • Recommended
    Legal 500, Fraud and White-collar Crime (2017 Edition)
  • "Marry de Gaay Fortman is the name to note."
    Legal 500, Dispute resolution: Mediation (2017 Edition)

Marry combineert haar advocatenpraktijk met non-executive bestuursrollen, onder meer als commissaris bij De Nederlandsche Bank en commissaris bij KLM. Ook is Marry voorzitter van Internationaal Theater Amsterdam. In het verleden was Marry toezichthouder bij onder meer bij Royal Haskoning DHV, GVB Amsterdam en zorgverzekeraar VGZ. Daarnaast geeft ze lezingen over boardroom dynamics aan de Governance University en organiseert Round Table bijeenkomsten voor commissarissen, waarbij o.a. governance vraagstukken aan de orde komen.

Opleidingen

  • Doctoraal rechtsgeleerdheid (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
  • Advising and representing Tata Steel, one of Europe's largest steel plants, on their most important environmental permits and enforcement procedures.
  • Advising university medical centres in public tender procedures for IT and electronic medical files.
  • Representing the Italian (veterinary) pharmaceutical company Innovet (part of Epitech Group) in patent litigation proceedings, relating to both validity and infringement of its patent relating to pharmaceutical compositions containing micronized compounds.
  • Advising and representing RAI Amsterdam regarding the zoning plan “Amsterdam RAI” which comprises the development of a large hotel and parking garage at the site of RAI Amsterdam.
  • Marry is part of the supervisory board of De Nederlandsche Bank since July 1 2016. Click here for more information on this appointment.
  • Advising Vestia, a Dutch housing corporation, on various complex regulatory aspects relating to the unwinding of its EUR 20 billion derivative portfolio.