Yvo Amar


Yvo advises and represents clients on all aspects of sanctions laws and export controls, as well as on related administrative, criminal, contract and liability laws. Yvo also regularly advises on adjacent legislation, including anti-moneylaundering legislation, anti-corruption legislation and financial supervision legislation.

Yvo has extensive experience in drafting and setting up compliance programs, providing transactions advice, giving training, assisting with voluntary self-disclosures, conducting administrative, criminal and contractual procedings, conducting internal investigations and representing clients in (major) cases conducted by authorities in the Netherlands and abroad (US, UK, Asia and EU). Yvo regularly speaks at conferences in the Netherlands and abroad and regularly publishes in legal literature, news papers and in magazines. Yvo participated in the first Dutch trade mission to Iran, led by Minister H. Kamp in 2015. In 2017 he was awarded the title of Young Practitioner of the Year worldwide for sanctions and export controls by the leading online magazine WorldECR.

Clients value Yvo for his clear legal analyses, his broad knowledge of the law and his approachability and dedication to the client.