She is a specialist in (cross-border) liability and bodily injury cases, product liability, employer liability and international private law. She advises insurers, international loss adjustment agencies, and businesses, as well as victims. In international cases, she works closely with law firms of good repute in Europe and the United States.
Since 2016 he advises counsel in major investors’ claims under the German Capital Market Model Procedure Law (KapMuG). He is co-director of the Dutch SICAF (Stichting Investor Claims Against Fortis) and member of the advisory board of the Stichting Steinhoff International Compensation Claims.
For decades he has been teaching and training lawyers and judges in Eastern Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. He also consulted the Rwandan government in re-establishing the judiciary after genocide destroyed the country and recently advised the administration of the Autonomous Region Kurdistan (Irak) in a project to modernize enforcement proceedings.
He is the co-author of commentaries to the German law on limited liability companies (GmbHG) and on the compensation procedure for minority shareholders (SpruchG).
Kim Smit (1970) is an experienced CFO, board member and supervisor with a high level of personal integrity. Kim Smit has built a wide and international career with a variety of functions at Royal Dutch Shell and more recently at the Leiden University Medical Centre. Kim Smit has experience and knowledge of organisation- and change-management, governance, long-term investments, risk management, ICT, compliance, treasury and strategy.
Lemstra Van der Korst N.V. are counsels to the Foundation on various legal matters, including, but not limited to: (i) entering into discussions with, and possibly preparing litigation against, Bayer and/or its group entities (ii) possibly entering into settlement discussions with such entities, and; (iii) possibly following up such discussions with WCAM (collective settlement) proceedings.
Chattenham Funding LLC finances the activities of the Foundation for the benefit of the aggrieved parties. In exchange, Chattenham Funding LLC will collect a litigation funding fee of up to 25% of the net proceeds, if the Foundation obtains a recovery for aggrieved parties.