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By Maarten van Der Voort
In the field of corporate law, there are four (coming) Acts that attract attention, namely the introduction of the tenth book of the Dutch Civil Code, the amendment of the Marital Property Act and, to conclude, the coming entry into effect of the Management and Supervision Act and the Flexibilization of BV Act.
By Floortje Van Buchem
We have previously written in this newsletter about the Regulation on Restrained Compensation Policies Dutch Financial Supervision Act 2011 ("Wft") of the Dutch Central Bank ("DNB") that entered into force on 1 January 2011.
By Bart-Adriaan de Ruijter
Last summer, in June 2011, the conditions set on applications for attachment have been tightened in favor of debtors.
By Jens Van den brink
The Court of The Hague ruled on 11 July 2012 in proceedings on the merits in the umpteenth case between Pretium and the Dutch broadcaster TROS.
By Irene Feenstra
On 3 July 2012, the ECJ rendered a judgment in a case between Oracle and UsedSoft.
By Joran Spauwen
On 1 April 2012 the new Games of Chance Authority started in the Netherlands, which intends to give a new boost to the enforcement of the games of chance policy.
The Dutch Supreme Court has ruled in legal proceedings between Glaxo and Pharmachemie, in which the question was whether a generic drug may already be included in the so-called G-Standard before the expiry of the patent of the original drug.
On January 25, 2012, the District Court of Amsterdam ("Court") ruled on grounds of managing director’s liability towards creditors of an sold subsidiary (LJN BV6199 (Sveba)).
By Suzan van Der Meer
The Extraordinary Labor Relations Decree 1945 (Buitengewoon Besluit Arbeidsverhoudingen 1945 (‘BBA’)) stipulates that an employer may only give notice of termination of the employment relationship with an employee after obtaining the prior consent of the UWV and therefore after obtaining a dismissal permit.
By Laurie Duijvis
In the Schultz-Hoff judgment of 20 January 2009, the European Court of Justice determined that it follows from the European Working Time Directive (‘the Directive’) that all employees are entitled to at least four weeks' paid annual leave, whatever their state of health.
By Eylard van Fenema
Plans on drastic modification of Dutch dismissal law and the Unemployment Insurance Act
By Viola Van Der Meer
Nowadays, in the event of a reorganization an employer usually drafts a social plan, whether or not in consultation or agreement with the trade unions and/or the works council.
By Joran Spauwen
The Court of Justice of the European Union was requested to give an opinion on the precise scope of the copyright that protects computer programs.
By Joran Spauwen
Things are brewing up at the European copyright collection societies, because the Court of Justice of the European Union has rendered a interesting judgment (in Dutch) on the mandatory remuneration for background music.
By Viola Van Der Meer
The contractor runs a sole proprietorship in which he manufactures and repairs, inter alia, steal constructions by order of third parties.