Rob van der Hoeven is a criminal lawyer specialising in fraud cases and investigations, environmental criminal law, and economic offences. He advises national and international companies, financial institutions, accountants, and public authorities on money laundering, corruption, and fraud cases.
Rob is also a lecturer at Utrecht University (Willem Pompe Institute of Criminal Law and Criminology) and coordinates the specialised programme in Criminal Law initiated by the Dutch Bar Association (NOvA). He regularly speaks at various postgraduate courses on such matters as recent case law of the Dutch Supreme Court, confiscation of the proceeds of crime, the right to refuse to give evidence, anti-money laundering legislation, corruption, and sanctions legislation. He regularly writes about money laundering in the current affairs section of a specialist journal on sanctions law and business.
Since 2004 Rob has advised the Dutch Bar Association on cases relating to the Dutch Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Prevention) Act (the “Wwft”) and the EU’s Anti-Money Laundering Directive. He also chairs NOvA’s Criminal Law Advisory Committee, which comments on all (draft) legislative proposals relating to criminal law. He is a member of the Criminal Law Committee of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe.
Chambers refers to Rob as “regarded by sources as ‘very experienced’ and known for investigations into environmental matters and anti-corruption”. Who's Who Legal ranked Rob as a "Global Leader" in Business Crime Defence - Corporates and Investigations in 2020.
Rob has worked at NautaDutilh since 2001 and became a partner in 2009. He graduated from Utrecht University in 1983 and began his career in criminal and administrative law.