Law firm in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

We specialise in Dutch civil law and we are based in Amsterdam and in Naarden, the Netherlands, located near Schiphol Airport (just 10 minutes by car or train). AMS’s highly experienced lawyers both advise and litigate for Dutch and international companies and private individuals. We are committed to providing our clients with not only excellent service, but also cost-effective fee structures.

 

The Lawyers

Practice areas

Dutch corporate law

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Transfer of shares

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Buy out of shareholders in the Netherlands

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Dutch contract law

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Debt collection in the Netherlands

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Dutch insolvency law

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Intellectual Property law in The Netherlands

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Media law

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Dutch employment law

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Dutch commercial tenancy law

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Dutch construction law

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Dutch real property law

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Directors' and officers' liability for a creditor's claim in case of unjust expedited liquidation

If there are no more assets (revenue) present in the event of the dissolution of a company, this will immediately cease to exist. It is usual for a dissolved company to remain in existence during liquidation. But in the event of expedited liquidation, as this procedure is referred to, no liquidation will take place. This can sometimes result in frustration on the part of the creditors for example, when there is a discussion regarding the question of whether or not assets are present. In the event of expedited liquidation a director can even be personally liable towards the creditors of the dissolved company. Insolvency lawyer Hidde Reitsma deals with this further on the basis of recent case law.

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