EU webshop sales over 63 percent up in the Netherlands

In Q1 2021, Dutch consumers spent 63 percent more in foreign EU webshops compared to the same quarter last year. Spending stood at nearly 800 million euros, versus around half a billion euros one year previously. Never before has quarterly spending increased so much...

Heerlen introduces digital rewards for local participation

How do you encourage residents to get involved in their local community? And how do you promote social cohesion in your town or city? In an effort to answer these questions, the Municipality of Heerlen has come together with a number of external parties to launch a...

CBS investigates imports of digital services

The past decade has seen our economy undergo a metamorphosis thanks to digitisation. Phenomena such as globalisation, digitisation and the shift in the economy towards services are causing completely new business models to emerge. This begs the question of whether...

How to register a .nl domain in The Netherlands from another country

All .nl registrants whose addresses are outside the Netherlands automatically use the SIDN address as a 'domicile address'. That's an address where a bailiff can formally deliver official documents (e.g. a summons) to the registrant. The address is: registrant XYZ,...

Introducing the Branded Content Media Package

More than 75% of all communication professionals apply branded content. Branded content campaigns create marketing experiences virtually indiscernible from what the audience might seek from their favorite media/ entertainment personalities. We created...

Can cryptocurrencies work as actual currencies?

No, says UBS Global Wealth Management: Cryptocurrencies may never be able to work as actual currencies, according to UBS Global Wealth Management.The “fundamental flaw” inherent in cryptocurrencies is that supply can’t be reduced when demand is slumping in most cases,...

Dr. Jelle Zijlstra Award 2021 Laureates in the Field of Innovation|SIX Swiss Exchange and its CEO, Jos Dijsselhof

Jos Dijsselhof, CEO of SIX Swiss Exchange, holds degrees in computer science and Business Administration, and has a long track record in international management in the financial sector. He has previously held positions at ABN Amro Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland and ANZ...

European Chamber of Digital Commerce congratulates SIX Swiss Exchange with public offering of unique financial instrument linked to physical gold and crypto

SIX Swiss Exchange in Zurich recently listed a unique exchange traded fund (ETF), issued by Leonteq Securities, Guernsey Branch: the Tracker Certificate on the Global Asset Appreciation Index. This financial instrument replicates the price movements in a dynamic,...

CEO of the European Chamber of Digital Commerce appointed Leadership Fellow at St George’s House, Windsor Castle

Bob Juchter van Bergen Quast, CEO of the European Chamber of Digital Commerce, has been appointed Leadership Fellow of Society of Leadership Fellows at St George’s House, Windsor Castle. St George’s House, set in the historic grounds of Windsor Castle, was founded in...

Transferring personal data from Europe to the United States

EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Swiss Federal Data Protection Act (DPA) In the EU and in Switzerland, processing personal data is generally prohibited, unless it is expressly allowed by law, or the data subject has consented to the processing. While...

Our mission is to empower organizations who use digitalization to solve the world’s greatest challenges.

Bob Juchter van Bergen Quast

Chief Executive Officer, European Chamber of Digital Commerce

Partner Benefits

Court of Arbitration

The Court of Arbitration of the European Chamber of Digital Commerce plays a critical role in today’s digital world as an efficient, cost-effective, and discreet alternative to the public court system, with specialized knowledge in digital issues. Read more

Connecting with the European Markets

Whether you are expanding your presence to Europe, wishing to partner with European entities, desiring introductions to Europe-based executives or looking for qualified investors, ECDC is there to help. Contact

Partner Directory

Companies that operate in the field of digital commerce are featured in our Directory and News Releases, a forum for connecting the world’s leading innovators with the marketplace, increasing visibility to the world. Read more

Executive Team

Bob Juchter van Bergen Quast, Chief Executive Officer, ECDC| President, Court of Arbitration of the ECDC

Bob Juchter van Bergen Quast is a lawyer with right of audience before the Astana International Financial Centre Court, and a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society with extensive expertise in international law and finance, arbitration, and nobiliary law. He is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and has a certificate in English Common Law from the University of London. Law practice certificates were issued by the Netherlands Bar Association and the Flemish Bar Council. Juchter van Bergen Quast was an attorney at the Bar of the Supreme Court of The Netherlands. He received his Master of Laws degree from Erasmus University Rotterdam and Certificate in Financial Markets from Yale University. He served as a Springer reviewer for new computing paradigms which are distributed, heterogeneous, and autonomous, yet meaningfully collaborative, and published The Information Model of the Technical Analysis for Buying and Selling Stocks at Maastricht Research School of Economics of Technology and Organizations. Juchter van Bergen Quast was honored as one of the 2008 New York State Bar Association’s Empire State Counsel. He is also the CEO of the Swiss Chamber of Commerce in The Netherlands. Juchter van Bergen Quast is a Descendant member of the Society of the Friends of St George’s and Descendants of the Knights of the Garter (College of St George, Windsor Castle).

Oliver von Borstel, President of the ECDC

Oliver von Borstelis the President of the Swiss Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands and is the CEO of Masters of Business Development as an expert in international business development since 1999. His experience has spanned both the big corporate and startup worlds, providing him with a unique perspective on how deals get done. Oliver has a deep understanding of your particular markets and brings the best practices from your industry (or even other industries) to your company. His focus is to expand your markets geographically, extend your product portfolio, reorganize your middle market company to promote efficiency and cost-effectiveness, buy out a smaller competitor, or increase your overall capabilities. Oliver is a global expert in Professional Management and Sales Training and conducts Leadership and Communication workshops and coaching for CEO’s and top-level executives. He has served as Board Member for SoliSwiss AG Bern, financial services for the expat community, and has served in executive and C-level positions for over 25 years. He holds a Certification from Harvard University in Launching Breakthrough Technologies and conducts business seminars throughout Europe and the United States.



The European Chamber of Digital Commerce is formed in 2019 as an activity of the Swiss Chamber of Commerce in The Netherlands, formed in 1933. Dutch Chamber of Commerce nr. 40530763


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