NautaDutilh successfully assisted the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) in obtaining a banking license in the Netherlands. The newly established Amsterdam branch will serve as the European headquarters of Australia’s largest bank. In addition to the banking license held in the UK, CBA Europe N.V. will support institutional clients based in Europe through a strong EU presence regardless of the outcome of Brexit.
NautaDutilh assisted CBA throughout the license application process. The NautaDutilh core team was led by Larissa Silverentand and consisted of Lisette Simons, Nikki Dekker, Rutger Goudswaard, Sven Uiterwijk, Marrit van Eijck van Heslinga, Geert Raaijmakers, Wijnand Bossenbroek, Jules van de Winckel and Elodie Smits. The team was further assisted by Edger Kleijer, Stefan Wissing, Christiaan Roeterdink, Frans van der Eerden, Jasha Sprecher, Roderick Watson, Juliët de Graaf, Marjolein van Well, Michael van der Sande, Alex Draaisma, Merle de Vries, Rob Heslenfeld, Dewi Walian, Jochem Polderman, Pieternel van den Brink, Peter de Kock, Marleen Velthuis, Sascha Allertz, Paul Deza de Massiac.