Anne Stortelder

Anne Stortelder

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Anne is a lawyer at the Dutch Supreme Court and specialises in civil cassation and finance litigation. She advises and litigates both in actual instances (courts and tribunals) as for the Supreme Court on matters including financial law, financial liability and contract law and securities and insolvency law. She is a member of the Dutch Association of Civil Cassation Litigators. She has several publications to her name.

In 2019, Anne was seconded to ING Bank as in-house counsel.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Law Firm School (cum laude)
  • LL.M. Company Law (Radboud University Nijmegen)
  • M.Sc. Business Administration & Management (cum laude) (Radboud University Nijmegen) 
  • Represented ING Bank in Dutch Supreme Court proceedings to clarify the question: under what circumstances can the bank set off payments, which come into a borrower's account, against granted credit in case of a rescue attempt followed by insolvency? The Supreme Court clarifies when good faith required for set-off is present and formulates the principle that a bank that has good reason to believe that a rescue attempt has a real chance of success is acting in good faith. The guidance provided by the Supreme Court's judgment is of great importance for banking practice. 
  • Represented Samruk-Kazyna JSC in Dutch Supreme Court proceedings against a creditor of its shareholder, the Republic of Kazakhstan, on the legitimacy of attachments levied on all shares held by Samruk-Kazyna  in a Dutch company.
  • Represented ING Bank in various Dutch Supreme Court proceedings in which important questions have been answered for the banking practice. These proceedings concerned, for example, the regulations regarding cashless payments, the terminability of a banking relationship and the validity of security interests.
  • Represented India in an annulment dispute worth upwards of EUR 1 billion before the Dutch Supreme Court