Geert Potjewijd

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.

Geert is a partner in the Amsterdam office of De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.  He advises and represents major corporations and financial institutions in a wide range of regulatory and criminal enforcement matters regarding securities laws, insider trading, economic sanctions, anti-corruption laws, and privacy and data regulations. Geert was resident partner of De Brauw in China from 2010 to mid-2014. In this capacity, he assisted several multinationals in designing and implementing their compliance programs throughout Asia. He also advised several companies on their litigation strategy and internal investigations in Asia, and China in particular. He regularly dealt with issues arising from data transfers from China. He has broad expertise as a litigator, as well as vast experience with compliance issues. He has acted as lead counsel in various national and international litigation and arbitration cases for corporate clients.