Bas Steins Bisschop was appointed at Nyenrode Business Universiteit in 2001. He was responsible for the legal education in the Nyenrode degree programs, taught in several of Nyenrode’s executive education programs and conducted research in a wide area of legal topics.
Bas studied law at the Erasmus University, Rotterdam (1974) and at New York University (1975). His academic career started in 1991 with the completion of his PhD study, introducing the theory of limited enforceability of legal defenses against hostile takeovers employed by listed companies. He regularly published in legal journals and lectured on various fora.
Until 2002 he has been practicing law as partner in international law firms in Brussels and Saudi Arabia. Since 2002 he is partner in a boutique law firm specializing in corporate law.
In 2007 he was made Professor by Special Appointment of Corporate Law and Corporate Governance at the Maastricht University. At Maastricht University his teaching and research responsibilities are in the field of corporate governance.