Richard van Staden ten Brink


Richard is a partner in the Amsterdam office of De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.  His practice centers around two main areas: (1) regulatory and criminal enforcement defence, internal investigations and compliance and (2) cyber crime, information security, information technology and data privacy. Richard regularly represents corporations in criminal and administrative enforcement proceedings and civil litigation. He is also is well-versed in handling corporate internal investigations, setting up compliance programs and crisis management. His areas of expertise also include securities and accounting fraud, public corruption, export controls and theft of trade secrets and intellectual property. Additionally, Richard advises on security breaches, computer fraud and network and data security issues. Richard is a U.S. Certified Information Privacy Professional. He has published in various Dutch and international law and technology journals and regularly lectures on internal investigations, cyber crime and information security.