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VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne is the leading Dutch Caribbean law firm and has been operating on the highest level of the legal market, providing business focused solutions for 75 years now. We are the largest law firm in the Caribbean part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the combination of international and local expertise makes us unique. We have offices in Curacao, Aruba, Bonaire, and St. Maarten, also servicing St. Eustatius and Saba, and a Dutch Caribbean Desk in Amsterdam. We serve the country of Surinam directly with respect to corporate and finance matters, in close cooperation with a reputable local firm.
Our outstanding reputation and knowledge level are internationally acknowledged. As a member of Lex Mundi's renowned worldwide network of independent lawyers and an associate of Van Doorne in Amsterdam we serve a worldwide clientele. At the same time our office is deeply rooted in the local island communities in which we operate.
The firm's lawyers have a well established reputation for expertise on acquisitions and in corporate litigation and dispute resolution, in insolvency matters both acting for lenders and as receiver/trustee, in maritime and transport law, intellectual property, employment issues, telecommunications and banking and finance.
The country of St. Maarten and the Benelux Office for Intellectual Property (BOIP) have signed an agreement for the execution of trademark legislation in St. Maarten. As per 1 January 2015, BBIE will introduce a new procedure for trademark registration with validity in St. Maarten. This will facilitate online submission of trademarks, which will result in a faster completion of the registration procedure. The trademark register itself will be accessible online. Miriam den Boogert, IP attorney at VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne: “This agreement means a huge step forward in the efficiency of trademark registrations. Our experience with BBIE regarding trademark registrations on Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba is excellent. BBIE has been responsible for the execution of trademark legislation on those islands since 2010.” From the press release that BOIP published on Thursday 20 March: Read more...
Law firm VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne launches a specialized team in Governance, Risk & Compliance. The firm engages drs. ing. Robbert Kroon (The Galan Group) as Counsel for this purpose. Together with prof. dr. Frank Kunneman, Kroon will be the face of the new practice group. Kunneman and Kroon have advised, published and lectured on corporate governance, risk, and compliance for years. Read more...Read more...