ESG Compliance: Companies as Corporate Social Citizens

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) compliance is of increasing importance for companies. Changes are not only driven by evolving stakeholder expectations. Governments are also showing an increased interest in this topic, triggering a move from voluntary regimes to mandatory enforceable laws. This creates both risks and opportunities; companies will have to consider, prepare and adapt […]

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Christiaan van der Meer

Baker McKenzie
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Christiaan van der Meer joined Baker McKenzie in 2005, where he is a Partner in the Firm’s Amsterdam office practicing EU / Dutch competition law and international trade law, and currently heads the Compliance & Investigations Group of the Amsterdam office. Christiaan’s practice focuses on competition law and international trade law. He has significant experience in advising on a range of competition law issues, including cartels, abusive conduct of dominant undertakings and merger control. Christiaan is also seasoned in dealing with EU export control and trade compliance matters, including dawn raid assistance, conducting internal audits and defending clients in investigations by regulatory authorities.
Derk Christiaans

Baker McKenzie
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Derk Christiaans is a Senior Associate in the Competition & Trade department of Baker McKenzie’s Amsterdam office and advises (multi)national companies on EU, competition and trade matters in various industries, including healthcare and life sciences, TMT, and consumer goods and retail. Derk advises clients on a wide variety of EU, regulatory and competition law matters, including merger control, cartels and vertical agreements. In addition, he advises and assists clients with respect to compliance and enforcement issues relating to EU and Dutch export controls, trade laws and sanctions. Derk has further acted for clients in various compliance investigations, both internally and involving government authorities.