"I like to translate legal technical issues to pragmatic and workable solutions."

Nicolette Opdam

Partner / Lawyer

Nicolette Opdam

Nicolette Opdam

Financial services / Amsterdam

Background

Nicolette is a partner in Financial services at HVG Law LLP in the Netherlands since 2005 and has over 25 years of experience, with a full focus on the financial sector. She is Tax & Law Leader Financial Services Netherlands and EMEIA FSO Law Leader.

Expertise

Nicolette advises pension providers, employers and works councils regarding all relevant legal aspects, such as the set-up, alteration, termination, administration and delegation of pension schemes, on governance queries, she also assists them with the preparation and screening of (supervisory) board members, integrity queries and self-assessments. She acts as a Compliance Officer for several financial institutions, for which she conducts a compliance check regarding the Code of Conduct, sets-up its governance and deals with integrity issues, etc. She supports and advises clients on DNB, AFM and AP investigations, setting up various financial institutions and obtaining a license for market access.

She is experienced in litigation (civil and public law).

Nicolette has a main focus on the innovation and digitalisation of legal processes.

Additional information

Education:

Law degree in civil law, administrative law and international law
Insead, Organizational Leadership (2015)
London business school, Account Leadership program (Organizational leadership 2017)

 

Prior to HVG Law Nicolette worked 9 years at a Big Four firm, 3 years at a pension institution and 1 year at a law firm.

Nicolette is a regular speaker on events, she publishes in all kind of journals and is editor of Text & Comments Pension Law (Kluwer).



Contact information

nicolette.opdam@hvglaw.nl +31 6 29 08 46 67