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 ...

Read more
Hidde Reitsma

Requesting the appointment of trustee of estate in the Netherlands

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

Read more
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 ...

Read more
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 ...

Read more
Sander Schouten

Successive term of employment: what are the criteria?

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

Read more
Marco Guit

Multinational sidelined in sale of their own shares

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

Read more
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 ...

Read more
Hidde Reitsma

International insolvency law: does a Dutch court have jurisdiction?

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

Read more
Hidde Reitsma

New General Data Protection Regulation (AVG) in EU

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

Read more
Onno Hennis

Identification only under exceptional circumstances

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

Read more
Hidde Reitsma

European preservation order facilitates attachments abroad

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

Read more
Thomas van Vugt

Court decisions in camera, when is this an option?

In the Netherlands, court decisions are public: judgments are available (anonymised) ...

Read more
Thomas van Vugt
Litigation

Dutch Court sanctioned party to proceedings for multitude of submissions

Last summer, in proceedings in which the Dutch Court gave judgement, the claimant ...

Read more
Hidde Reitsma

Enterprise Division can overrule arbitration

If valid arbitration has been agreed between parties, in principle the ‘normal’ ...

Read more
Hidde Reitsma

Due diligence: ensure the scope of the investigation!

Participating in foreign property development projects is always a risky type ...

Read more
Hidde Reitsma

Who is the client: one-man business or limited company?

In commercial transactions, orders are not always recorded in writing. Negotiations ...

Read more
Marco Guit

Substitute authorization for shareholders’ meeting

In the Netherlands, a shareholder can exert influence on the board in different ...

Read more
Thomas van Vugt

Informal loans: make up a contract and keep receipts of payments

In daily life people frequently lend money to family or friends. These loans are ...

Read more
Hidde Reitsma

Resolving a deadlock between shareholders

Many companies have only two shareholders who each hold 50% of the shares. In ...

Read more
Thomas van Vugt
Dutch media law

European Court: publication of rapper in newspaper is breach of privacy

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) is a body where individuals, groups, ...

Read more
Pontstijger

News-
letter