Our expertise

Banking & Finance

In finance in the Dutch Caribbean expert legal advice is key. The Dutch Caribbean consists of different financial markets with each their own laws and regulations. Financial institutions are increasingly faced with supervision by various regulators and a high degree of regulation.

Banking & Finance

Our Banking & Finance team is the largest and strongest in the Dutch Caribbean advising both local and international clients. Our team is able to undertake work across a wide array of financial regulatory advice in relation to credit institutions, investment funds, asset managers, brokers, insurers and pension funds and is able to handle the full spectrum of financing projects, including lending, project financing, fund structuring, securitizations and capital markets with the proper sense of urgency.

Our team has access to the required knowledge and expertise in areas such as energy, real estate and hospitality & leisure, which is a requisite when doing business on the Dutch Caribbean Islands, which each have their own laws and regulations.

Our people

Acting as one team, we offer an integrated service throughout the Dutch Caribbean.

Danilo Narvaez

Associate

Danilo Narvaez joined VANEPS as an entry level associate in September 2018. He works at the Corporate & Banking and Commercial & Litigation section of our firm.

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Diek Fabius

Counsel

Diek fabius is an expert in the area of corporate law and is particularly engaged in transactions, on- and offshore commercial contracts and the DCSX listings. Diek has been working as a counsel at VANEPS on Curacao since April 2019.

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Focco Lunsingh Scheurleer

Partner

Focco Lunsingh Scheurleer has over twenty-five years of experience as an attorney-at-law and advises both lenders and investors on a broad spectrum of matters in the area of banking, finance and business law.

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Inge van Hees-Wolswijk

Counsel

Inge van Hees-Wolswijk is specialized in business and financial law. She advises clients, including financial institutions and insurance corporations, on, inter alia, credit facilities, collateral documentation and financial regulatory matters.

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Morten Sagis

Associate

Whenever I’m working on a case, I am genuinely interested in my clients and their affairs. For me, this is what makes being a lawyer so interesting. When working as a lawyer in the Caribbean, you can actually see the results of your work. One day you’re drafting documents for the financing of a new hotel and a few months later, you drive by the building site of that same hotel every day on your way to the office.

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Ruthnialys Mogen

Associate

Ruthnialys Mogen is a critical thinker who approaches challenging legal issues diligently. She specializes in privacy and intellectual property and works at the Corporate & Banking section of our firm on Curacao.

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Vin Soeltaansingh

Associate

Vin Soeltaansingh is an experienced associate and specializes in corporate litigation, commercial dispute resolution and financial regulatory law.

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