"Scared Straight". Legal aspects of starting up!

Intro Date October 29, 2015
Begins at 07:00 pm
Ends at 09:30 pm
Location Anasastraat 4 at co.lab Workspace

co.lab: The Community presents: Table Talk for Serious Entrepreneurs.

Table Talk for Serious Entrepreneurs is a series of table talks where guests sit comfortably, talk and learn more about a specific topic. This month’s Table Talk topic: Halloween Edition: “Scared Straight”. Legal aspects of starting up!

Short bio of HBN Law


HBN Law employs more than 30 attorneys in Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao and Sint Maarten. The office in Sint Maarten also serves the islands of Saba and Sint Eustatius, while the office in Curaçao also provides legal services in the South American country Surinam, often in cooperation with one more local lawyers.

As of July 1, 2015, HBN Law has been operational in the Netherlands, with its Dutch Caribbean Desk located at the World Trade Center in Amsterdam, advising its clients based in the Netherlands on Dutch Caribbean legal aspects in a wide range of corporate and finance related transactions and projects.
Since 1993 HBN Law has been affiliated to Dutch law firm Pels Rijcken & Drooglever Fortuijn and as of 2013 it has become a member of the renowned Meritas network, a global alliance consisting of almost 7,000 lawyers.

HBN Law has a strong presence and deep local knowledge in the Caribbean region. Its multi-disciplinary legal team has broad experience in various sectors and industries, including the telecom, energy, infrastructure, banking, hotel & leisure industry.

More information on HBN Law can be found on the firm’s website: www.hbnlaw.com

Mildred (Milly) Gabriela Maria Schwengle

Screen Shot 2015-10-20 at 17.22.57Meet Mildred (Milly) Schwengle, the senior partner at HBN Law, Aruba.

Milly has litigation and advisory experience in all fields of civil law, mainly corporate law, banking law, international commercial disputes, laws regulating security rights and financing, tort, breach of contract, real estate issues; an estimated 300 civil, injunctive and administrative cases have been litigated during this period.

A certified specialist in corporate and commercial law from the prestigious Grotius Academie, Mildred’s vast experience in mergers, acquisitions, banking, finance, securities, contracts, and trade has allowed her to be lead counsel in transactions involving 9 to 10-digit dollar amounts.

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Anya Michelle Wever

Screen Shot 2015-10-20 at 17.25.53Meet Anya Michelle Wever, associate at HBN Law, Aruba.

Advising and litigating on behalf of clients in banking, telecommunication, commerce and hotel and restaurant industry as well as government entities, and on various fields such as contract law, corporate law, labor law, administrative law, criminal law, family law and estate law.

Duties as local representative in intellectual property affairs.

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