mr. Koen de Roo

mr., LLM

If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

Personal information

Koen de Roo joined the Faculty of Law in September 2015 as a PhD candidate at the Zuidas Institute for Financial Law and Company Law (ZIFO). He holds an LLM from King's College, University of London and an LLM from VU University Amsterdam, having read Dutch law at Maastricht University and International and Spanish Business Law at ESADE Law School, Universitat Ramon Llull (LLB). In 2018 Koen was a Visiting Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law (Hamburg).


Koen's research interests include company law, the law on associations and foundations, and corporate governance. His PhD research centres on the role of the board of directors in Dutch law, with a particular focus on mapping the directors' duties under s. 2:44/129/239/291 (1) Dutch Civil Code.


  • Anatomy of Corporate Law (Master)


  • Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law Scholarship (2018)

Prizes and Awards

  • Ars Aequi Prize 2015

Ancillary activities

  • Van Doorne N.V. | Amsterdam | Legal assistant | 2015-11-02 - present
  • Maandblad voor Ondernemingsrecht | Den Haag | Editor | 2019-08-30 - present

Ancillary activities are updated daily

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Koen de Roo is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

company law Social Sciences
civil code Social Sciences
board of directors Social Sciences
Law Social Sciences
research interest Social Sciences
corporate governance Social Sciences
director Social Sciences

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Research Output 2015 2019

Ambtsneerlegging door bestuurders bij voorzienbare stuurloosheid

de Roo, K., Dec 2019, JB (Huizink-bundel). p. 461-475 (ZIFO-reeks; no. 27).

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademic

Delegatie van bestuursbevoegdheden

de Roo, K. H. M., 15 Jun 2019, In : WPNR. 7243, p. 469-477 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review


De inrichtingsvrijheid als uitzondering? Naschrift

de Roo, K. H. M., 15 Mar 2018, In : Maandblad voor Ondernemingsrecht. 2018, 3/4, p. 86-88 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

De nalevingsplicht van het bestuur van rechtspersonen

de Roo, K. H. M., Jan 2018, In : Ondernemingsrecht. 2018, 1, p. 3-12 10 p., 2.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

De robot als bestuurder?

de Roo, K. H. M., 16 May 2018

Research output: Online publication or Non-textual formOnline publication or WebsitePopular

Open Access

Activities 2015 2017

  • 4 Lecture / Presentation

Compliance Risk and the Limits of Fiduciary Duties

Koen de Roo (Speaker)
15 Nov 2017

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

The Directors' Duty to Play by the Rules

Koen de Roo (Speaker)
19 May 2017

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Situating Risk Management in the Directors' Duty of Care

K.H.M. de Roo (Speaker)
2 Dec 2016

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

De rechtspersoon-commissaris

K.H.M. de Roo (Speaker)
15 Jan 2015

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic