Thomas van Vugt

Debt collection in the Netherlands

When companies are confronted with slow and non-paying customers, bringing in ...

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Thomas van Vugt

Contracting party unclear? Check the Commercial Register!

When doing business with a company for the first time, it is advisable to check ...

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Hidde Reitsma
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New rules for the enforcement of a foreign ruling

Until 10 January 2015, the execution of a ruling from another EU member state ...

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Sander Schouten

Bankruptcy possible after expedited dissolution of Ltd

In a recent ruling the Court of Appeal of The Hague upheld the bankruptcy of a ...

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Onno Hennis

Buying a house? Be aware of these aspects!

When buying real estate it is always wise, as a buyer – especially as a foreign ...

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Hidde Reitsma

Breaking a deadlock in the board of a Dutch company? Inquiry proceedings can solve this! 

A difference of opinion within the board of a company can be resolved by a vote ...

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Marco Guit

Liability of director versus shareholder: this is how it works! 

A director who also holds all the shares of a company, wears two different hats ...

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Hidde Reitsma

Dutch inquiry proceedings into limited: who has right to request them?

According to Dutch corporate law shareholders and depository receipt holders have ...

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Hidde Reitsma

New sell-out procedure for Dutch corporations: how it works

The Enterprise Division recently gave an interesting ruling about the sell-out ...

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Hidde Reitsma

Dutch inquiry proceedings into the mismanagement of a company

The Enterprise Chamber (EC) is a special division of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal ...

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Hidde Reitsma

Claiming transfer of shares in preliminary relief proceedings in The Netherlands

The two shareholders of a private limited company agree that shareholder A (seller) ...

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Sander Schouten

Private sale of Dutch shares with court approval

Besides the option of a public sale, the pledgor and pledgee both have a right ...

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Hidde Reitsma

Introduction of new Dutch copyright contract law

This was years in the making: the new copyright contract law that was introduced ...

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Sander Schouten

Creditor of bankrupt Imtech in The Netherlands? This is what you can do

After the banks announced they would not be providing any new finance, Imtech ...

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Hidde Reitsma

The steps leading up to mergers and acquisitions

In this article, we will shine a light on the different steps of the process leading ...

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Marco Guit

Dutch anti-takeover measures

Listed companies often resort to antitakeover schemes to prevent a takeover by ...

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Marco Guit

Retaining profits KLM in conflict with duty of care minority shareholders?

The Dutch Supreme Court has given a final decision in the ongoing litigation between ...

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Sander Schouten

The 30% ruling for expats in The Netherlands

Employees from abroad who come to The Netherlands to work (expats), are often ...

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Sander Schouten

Foundation Mylan sets up its takeover defence against takeover by TEVA

Yesterday it became known that the Dutch Foundation Preferred Shares Mylan has ...

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Hidde Reitsma

Setting up a company in The Netherlands

Setting up a company abroad is never easy. Being unfamiliar with local rules, ...

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