Technologie is van cruciaal belang in het bedrijfsleven. Of het nu gaat om de grootste en snelst groeiende bedrijven die technologie tot de kern van hun bedrijfsmodel maken, financiële instellingen die nieuwe manieren ontwikkelen om hun diensten te commercialiseren of industriële ondernemingen die voor hun producten sterk op technologie vertrouwen - technologie is top of mind.

Houthoff's Technology Team bestaat uit een groot aantal advocaten met een sterke focus op en diepgaande kennis van de technologische aspecten van uw onderneming. Onze technologiespecialisten begrijpen de kansen en risico's bij joint ventures, IE- en technologieovereenkomsten, tech-gedreven fusies en overnames, privacy en gegevensbescherming, fintech, e-commerce recht, mededingingsrecht of procesvoering.

Houthoff heeft een ongeëvenaarde staat van dienst als juridisch adviseur binnen de technologiesector. Als lid van de TechLaw Group, een toonaangevend internationaal netwerk van advocatenkantoren in meer dan 48 landen, kunnen wij onze cliënten overal ter wereld van dienst zijn en de hoogste kwaliteit service bieden.

News Update Financial Regulatory | Recente ontwikkelingen in FinTech

In deze News Update special over FinTech bespreken wij de meest recente ontwikkelingen op dit gebied, waaronder publicaties van de Europese toezichthoudende autoriteiten en het Bazels Comité voor Bankentoezicht over digitalisering en financiële technologie. Alleen beschikbaar in het Engels.

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  • Advised Lumileds, a global leader in innovative lighting solutions, in its comprehensive financial restructuring. Lumileds emerged from a Chapter 11, resulting in a leadership transition and a funded debt reduction of approximately USD 1.4 billion.
  • Advised Exact, a leading provider of business and accounting software, on the acquisition of weclapp from 3U Holding.
  • Advised TBAuctions, a Dutch online auction platform on its acquisition of Klaravik, a Swedish online auction platform.
  • Advised Fimalac in connection with the business combination between Pegasus Entrepreneurs, a Euronext Amsterdam listed SPAC, and FL Entertainment, a global leader in independent content production and the fastest-growing online sports betting platform in Europe.
  • Advised NVIDIA, one of the largest chip manufacturers in the world, in the acquisition of Bright Computing.
  • Represented Ola Cabs in data access request proceedings before the Amsterdam District Court. This was the first judgment by an EU court on data portability.
  • Represented RDW (Dutch Vehicle Licence Authority) before the Dutch DPA and administrative courts in defence of complaints raised by a group of data subjects.
  • Advised Marktplaats, a classified advertising site based in the Netherlands, on preliminary relief proceedings brought by a professional advertiser who was blocked from the platform.
  • Advised HqO, together with Goodwin Procter LLP, on the acquisition of Office App. Office App is a leading European tenant and employee engagement platform.
  • Advised the publicly traded software company Bentley Systems Inc. on the acquisition of Oxplus B.V.
  • Advised, together with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Dell Technologies Inc. on the sale of the Boomi business to private equity firms Francisco Partners and TPG. Boomi specializes in integrating different cloud platforms for companies and has more than 15,000 customers. The deal value is USD 4 billion.
  • Advised Bosch Rexroth on the sale of its Large Projects business to Van Halteren Group. Bosch Rexroth is an internationally operating group specialized in mechanical and installation engineering solutions using advanced technologies and extensive industry knowledge.
  • Advising Thoma Bravo, a leading software investment firm, on its acquisition of Talend, a leader in data integration and data integrity and Nasdaq listed, by means of a cash tender offer at approximately USD 2.4 billion.
  • Advised Siemens with its acquisition of Sqills, a leading provider in the provision of cloud-based inventory management, reservation, and ticketing software to public transport operators around the world. The agreed purchase price is EUR 550 million plus an earn out.
  • Represented Xebia, a portfolio company of Waterland Private Equity, in connection with the acquisition of Oblivion Cloud Control.
  • Represented Xebia, a portfolio company of Waterland Private Equity, in connection with the acquisition of coMakeIT. coMakeIT provides software product expertise, including IT engineering services and is active in the Netherlands, India, Australia and the UK.
  • Advised Veritas Capital, in cooperation with Skadden, on possible objections under the Economy and National Security Bill regarding its USD 3 billion acquisition of Cubic, a producer of C4ISR software for the US Army.
  • Advised Exact on the acquisition of Gripp, provider of SaaS business software for professional service companies.
  • Advised felyx, an innovative scale-up with ambitious plans for the roll-out of their shared scooter system in Europe by raising new capital from De Hoge Dennen Capital and Anne-Marie Rakhorst.
  • Assisted Vermeg, Vermeg's founder and its management team in Charterhouse's acquisition of an interest in Vermeg from Crédit Mutuel Arkéa.


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