Casper Jaspers (1987) represents companies, private equity and venture capital investors, and financial institutions in mergers and acquisitions, with a focus on the technology sector. He also advises on general corporate and technology related matters such as corporate governance and artificial intelligence regulation. Clients know him for his sound strategic and pragmatic legal advice.
Casper acted for various listed and non-listed companies including: Enexis, a national grid operator, in connection with the sale of Fudura, a metering company. LeasePlan, an automobile leasing and fleet management company, in connection with the carve-out of its CarNext.com, an online auction platform for vehicles. EQT, a private equity fund, on its majority investment in Dunlop Protective Footwear, a leading manufacturer of protective footwear. Gebr. Heinemann, a major operator of duty-free and travel value shops, on its joint venture with Schiphol Airport Retail, also an operator of duty-free shops. In addition, Casper gained valuable inhouse experienced at ABN AMRO and LeasePlan.
In 2021, Casper’s book Technology & Governance: making technology work for society (Prometheus, 2021) was published. It contains a practical, non-technical, broad insight into key technologies shaping business and society. In the publication, Casper sets out why Technology (T) is a crucial part of ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) and that we should move from ESG to ESGT. He is a lecturer on law & technology, the digital services act and artificial intelligence act at the Centre for Professional Legal Education (CPO) which is part of the Radboud University Nijmegen. In 2017, Casper co-authored a leading book on Dutch corporate governance (The Chairman’s manual (Handboek Voorzitter), Mediawerf, 2017) and he is a guest lecturer at Nyenrode Business University on that topic.
He is regularly invited as a keynote speaker on technology, governance & law, known for his engaging and convivial presentation style. Casper takes complex technical ideas and distils them into user-friendly concepts for his audience.