VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne Attorneys
Corporate lawyer St Martin
J.M. Randolph S. van Eps
Tel: +5999 461 3400 ext 223
Fax: +5999 461 2023

Speaks: Dutch, English, Papiamentu, Spanish
Main office: Curacao
Education: University of Amsterdam
Graduated: 1982

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J.M. Randolph S. van Eps

Randolph van Eps joined VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne in 1982. He became a partner in 1990. From 1995-1999 he was a part-time lecturer at the University of the Netherlands Antilles (International Private Law) and Dean of the Curacao Bar Association from December 1999 until 2002.
Randolph is a general commercial lawyer with an emphasis on corporate and litigation work. Randolph is instrumental in our firm's maritime and logistics practice group. He has broad experience with semi-governmental companies. Moreover, he advises Supervisory Boards both in disputes and in strategic issues. A list of positions currently held can be found below.

Additional positions
  • Supervisory Director of Banco Provincial Overseas N.V.
  • Supervisory Board member of various client-family holding companies
  • Board member of the Netherlands Antilles Arbitration Institute (NAI)
  • Board member of Mongui Maduro Library
  • Chairman of the Commission of Grievances of the Curacao Hospital (SEHOS)
  • Board member of the foundation for the prevention of cancer (Fundashon Prevenshon)
  • Chambers Global 2015 (ranked Band 1): “Randolph van Eps is highlighted as "a sophisticated corporate litigator" and "a good negotiator" by market commentators. He advises top executives and government-owned companies.”
Randolph recently assisted:
  • A bank in litigation against civil-law notary, Land Register and Island Territory of Curacao for overlooking mortgage registration
  • A foreign company against a Netherlands Antilles company regarding an asset management agreement securing a claim of USD 209 million
  • AOB architects in the infringement of copyrights regarding the design of the Shaarei Tzedek Synagogue in Curacao
  • As court-appointed administrator in the moratorium of Tierra del Sol, the Aruban golf and condominium resort
  • Banks and borrowers in various international financing transactions
  • Ctex in the legal structuring of the company and its equity capitalization for building a datacenter in Curacao
  • Delta Lloyd, the Dutch insurance company, on its sale of a mortgage portfolio to Arubabank
  • Fondo de Valores Inmobiliarios - the project developer of Blue Mall in St. Maarten - as their legal advisor in relation to corporate issues, real estate and employment
  • Project developers, associations of owners and landlords in real estate and land- and property lease/rental issues all over the Dutch Caribbean
  • Refineria di Korsou (Curacao Oil Refinery) as part of a government appointed working group that advises on the ‘Future of the Refinery’ program in Curacao
  • Republic Bank in the USD 45.3mln acquisition of RBC Royal Bank in Suriname, which included an extensive due diligence including an onsite review and a data room review, legal review of bank forms, review and drafting of contracts and general legal advice.
  • Riffort Village in its restructuring and saving it from bankruptcy
  • The financing of a condominium project in Aruba
  • The majority shareholder in the Curacao Marriott Hotel in the "first Netherlands Antilles contended but successful buy-out procedure of minority shareholders
  • The purchaser in the acquisition of a hotel on Curacao
  • Various clients in corporate related matters (including (re)structuring of corporate entities, shareholder disputes and finance/banking related matters)
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