HVG Law and EY joined the Blockchain Netherlands Foundation (BCNL) partner network as of 1 September. BCNL is a non-profit organization that connects blockchain, crypto and web3 start-ups and scale-ups in the Netherlands with each other, with the business community and internationally.
EY is one of the global leaders in enterprise blockchain and provide expertise in strategy, transformation, digital trust, compliance, tax and finance. Through HVG Law’s strategic alliance with EY Tax in the Netherlands, it is also possible to bring legal knowledge and expertise in the field of enterprise blockchain into this collaboration.
Dennis Post, partner Tax at EY: “EY but also HVG Law now has several years of experience in assisting companies in this sector with various complex issues. I am sure that this partnership will deliver a lot of added value for all parties involved.’
Michel Bernsen, partner Technology Risk at EY: ‘I am very pleased to contribute to the development of the blockchain ecosystem in the Netherlands through this partnership. I look forward to the dialogue with blockchain entrepreneurs and buyers to increase trust in the technology.’
Gijs van de Wouw, attorney/partner at HVG Law: ‘HVG Law is convinced that by combining the knowledge and years of experience in advising parties in the field of blockchain technology, the partnership will be of great value to all parties.’
BCNL directors Rudolf van Ee and Jan Scheele about the formalized collaboration: “BCNL, EY and HVG Law strengthen their cooperation through a formal partnership. The added value for the BCNL community is that EY and HVG Law are leaders in a number of relevant areas for our Web3 ecosystem. Partly due to this Web3 focus and specialization of both EY and HVG Law, the BCNL ecosystem can enjoy a lot of relevant knowledge and experience and work together with its experts, to further expand and develop the ecosystem.”
From left to right – front row: Frank Putman (EY), Gijs van de Wouw (HVG Law), Rudolf van Ee (BCNL), Kees Schonebaum (EY) and Michel Bernsen (EY). From left to right – back row: Marc Welters (EY), Jan Scheele (BCNL) and Dennis Post (EY).
More about Blockchain Netherlands Foundation
The BCNL Foundation is the largest and oldest ecosystem of entrepreneurs, startups and scale-ups in the Benelux. With more than 80 affiliated startups, dozens of partners and thousands of Web3 professionals, the community works closely together to inform everyone who is interested in this in the Netherlands, from teachers to entrepreneurs and companies to investors, about the possibilities of web3; blockchain, crypto, NFTs and everything that falls under this decentralized umbrella of developments. Through (international) events, collaborations, education, lobbying, representation and showcases, the non-profit foundation BCNL is a strong collective of innovative experts.
For more information visit the website of BCNL: https://bcnl.foundation