Company profile

STvB (formerly Smeets Thesseling van Bokhorst), is a leading Dutch Caribbean law firm with an internationally acclaimed reputation and offices in Curaçao, Amsterdam and New York. Our advisory services focus on results to help your organization achieve its objectives. We are highly regarded by our clients for the quality of our work and our responsiveness.

STvB advises on the four Caribbean jurisdictions of the Kingdom of the Netherlands: Aruba, Curaçao, Sint Maarten and the BES Islands. We specialize in international corporate and financing transactions. We provide a wide range of corporate and legal services to listed and privately held corporations, including many Fortune 500 corporations, (offshore) banks, other financial institutions, investment funds, holding companies, royalty companies and high net worth individuals.

The firm regularly acts as local counsel in conjunction with top ranked U.S., U.K. and International law firms, assisting with respect to Dutch Caribbean legal aspects of international transactions. STvB consistently leads the ranks of Dutch Caribbean legal advisors by transaction value.

Our Amsterdam office allows us to provide Dutch Caribbean legal services to our European clients during European business hours. The Amsterdam office does not have a foundation trust account (stichting derdengelden).