Thomas van Vugt

Copyright issue: Google refuses to provide BREIN account data

Google was recently sentenced by the Court in Preliminary Relief Proceedings to ...

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Thomas van Vugt
Litigation

Foreign party involved in Dutch proceedings: who pays the legal costs?

If legal action succeeds, the other party can be sentenced to pay the legal costs. AMS lawyer Hein Hoogendoorm had such a case and explains, based on a ruling on a procedural issue, how this can be addressed.

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Thomas van Vugt

Directors’ liability for unpaid bills?

Every company comes across nonpaying client. Starting collecting debt procedures ...

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Onno Hennis

Enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in The Netherlands

In a recent case the Dutch Supreme Court had to consider whether a Russian arbitral ...

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Hidde Reitsma

Use of URL unlawful towards competitor?

Recently the Supreme Court pronounced an important ruling about the issue whether ...

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Sander Schouten

New employment law: employer has to substantiate necessity of non-competition clause

With the introduction of the Dutch Work and Security Act on 1 July 2015, several ...

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Thomas van Vugt

Couple which committed fraud has to pay the church over €800,000!

Luxury meals, fancy chocolates, skiing trips, school books for the children and ...

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Marco Guit

Is the limited dividend distribution mismanagement by the company?

A conflict between shareholders is never pleasant, especially if the shareholders ...

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Hidde Reitsma

Latching onto the competition with Google Adwords?

Many entrepreneurs are shocked when they find out that their immediate competitor ...

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Sander Schouten

Commission owed after termination of brokerage contract?

A (real-estate) broker conducts work based on a brokerage contract. If he effects ...

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Hidde Reitsma

Buy out of shareholders in The Netherlands

The Dutch Civil Code offers detailed but complex proceedings on the buy out of ...

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Sander Schouten

Eviction of squatters by preliminary relief judge

When dealing with a squatted property, the quickest (and often easiest) way to ...

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Hidde Reitsma

Is the director of a company liable if shares are not paid up in full? 

Before the introduction of the Flex-BV in 2012, the director of a private company ...

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Marco Guit

Director liable for price loss investors

The court of Amsterdam recently delivered an interesting ruling about the liability ...

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Hidde Reitsma

Company acquisition in the Netherlands

There are different ways to transfer a company from one owner to another. What ...

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Hidde Reitsma

Best efforts obligation in earn-out arrangement? AMS explains!

An earn-out arrangement is a type of deferred payment of the purchase price that ...

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Thomas van Vugt

Debt collection in The Netherlands

How to collect a debt in The Netherlands. Pressure by a Dutch lawyer will help ...

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Hidde Reitsma

Agreeing to exclusivity in franchise agreement is very important!

A common part of a franchise agreement is the purchase obligation, in which the ...

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Marco Guit

Sharing information with a third party: breach of confidentiality agreement?

When negotiating about the sale of a company, it is reasonable for a buyer to ...

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Hidde Reitsma

Deadlock in shareholders meeting: inquiry proceedings?

In so-called inquiry proceedings before the Enterprise Chamber of the Amsterdam ...

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