Lennard Noordzij

Unjustified suspension of payment of shares. What are the consequences?

A debtor whose claim has become due and payable to his creditor is authorised ...

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Thomas van Vugt

Prevent collections disputes: record assignments and specify hours!

Lawyers are hired regularly to conduct collections proceedings for their clients. ...

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Hidde Reitsma

Defence validity in the event of trademark infringement: how does that work?

A brand or trademark can be registered with the European Union’s Bureau ...

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Thomas van Vugt

Contractor hired external advisor without permission?

Contractors often hire external experts to provide specific recommendations and ...

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Hidde Reitsma

Undeclared right of lien on a Bentley. Good-faith buyer?

This case concerns a finance company with an undeclared right of lien on a Bentley. ...

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Thomas van Vugt

Dutch court torpedoes attempt to bypass procedural regulation

A recent decision in a Dutch court thwarted an attempt circumvent the maximum ...

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Sander Schouten

Supervisory judge forbids liquidator to settle. Can this prohibition stand up?

In the Netherlands, in the event of a bankruptcy, the court appoints a liquidator. ...

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Thomas van Vugt

Forged loan termination agreement no benefit to debtor

In summary proceedings in the Netherlands concerning an unpaid loan, the debtor ...

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Sander Schouten

No dismissal for employee who e-mails confidential information to himself

A Dutch employee learns that his employer wishes to terminate his employment contract ...

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Thomas van Vugt

Dutch right of lien on claim lapsed because of collection by first pledge holder?

Multiple pledging of one and the same property is a regular occurrence in the ...

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Hidde Reitsma

Requesting the appointment of trustee of estate in the Netherlands

AMS often blogs about the settlement of estates. The Dutch settlement procedure ...

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Marco Guit

Interim relief judge: enforcing judgment is abuse of power

The mere fact that someone has the (legal) power to take a certain action, does ...

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Sander Schouten

Dutch criteria for dismissal for employee’s unsatisfactory performance

In a recent employment law case in the Netherlands, an employer applied for the ...

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Sander Schouten

Successive term of employment: what are the criteria?

In a recent Supreme Court judgement, the Dutch Court of Appeal was reprimanded ...

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Marco Guit

Multinational sidelined in sale of their own shares

In this action, a multinational in agricultural products in the Netherlands tried ...

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Marco Guit

Limitation period for an official report; five or twenty years?

During a hearing a Dutch court may establish agreements between parties upon request ...

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Hidde Reitsma

International insolvency law: does a Dutch court have jurisdiction?

A trustee wants to initiate a claim in insolvency proceedings against an Indian ...

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Hidde Reitsma

New General Data Protection Regulation (AVG) in EU

Since 14 April 2016 the General Data Protection Regulation (AVG) has been adopted ...

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Onno Hennis

Identification only under exceptional circumstances

Unfortunately, it often happens that a creditor misses the boat because the debtor ...

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Hidde Reitsma

European preservation order facilitates attachments abroad

As from 1 November 2016, the Netherlands will adopt the legislative proposal for ...

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