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Shipping & Transport - Netherlands

March 2012 - Transport. Legal Developments by AKD.

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Attaching maritime assets in insolvency

In most jurisdictions, under the universal approach to cross-border insolvencies a mortgagee cannot enforce a mortgage without the consent of the administrator. However, the Netherlands is an exception in this regard, and allows a mortgagee to enforce mortgages even if the debtor is insolvent.

The employment of foreign workers. What issues do you need to be aware of as an employer?

March 2012 - Employment. Legal Developments by AKD.

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The employment of foreign workers regularly raises questions. A brief summary of the most important areas of attention will be dealt with in this article.

Non-solicitation agreement violated via LinkedIn

March 2012 - Employment. Legal Developments by AKD.

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A non-solicitation agreement usually restricts the ability of an employee - after an employment contract has ended - to approach the clients of the former employer. The former employee of a software company recently discovered that the scope of such an agreement can also include contacts made via LinkedIn.

NETHERLANDS AS A GLOBAL FINANCE CENTRE

March 2012 - Finance. Legal Developments by AKD.

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Few jurisdictions can boast a foreign direct investment record like the Netherlands. As the world's seventh largest inward receiver of investments, housing approximately 9000 foreign-owned companies, the country's dynamic business environment provides an invaluable insight into macro investment trends.

Employment of foreign workers in the Netherlands

August 2011 - Employment. Legal Developments by AKD.

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The employment of foreign workers in the Netherlands regularly raises questions. What issues do you need to be aware of as an employer? A brief summary of the most important areas of attention will be dealt with in this article.

Employment Law - Edition 1, 2011

February 2011 - Employment. Legal Developments by AKD.

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The Employment Law newsletter contains an overview of recent and important developments in the field of employment law.

Netherlands enacts LLMC 1996 Protocol and Bunkers Convention

January 2011 - Transport. Legal Developments by AKD.

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On January 1 2011 both the 1996 Protocol to the Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims (LLMC 1996) and the Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage 2001 (Bunkers Convention) entered into force in the Netherlands.

Employment Law - Edition 6, 2010

January 2011 - Employment. Legal Developments by AKD.

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The Employment Law newsletter contains an overview of recent and important developments in the field of employment law.

Amsterdam court rules that toxic waste export is illegal

September 2010 - Projects, Energy & Natural Resources . Legal Developments by AKD.

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The Amsterdam District Court has imposed a €1 million fine on an international oil and commodities trading company which shipped toxic waste from Amsterdam to Côte d'Ivoire in 2006 for contravening European Economic Community regulations on the supervision and control of waste shipments within, into and out of the European Union.

Delay in Pursuing Bunker Claims Can Be Fatal

May 2009 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by AKD.

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Shipping is not immune to the credit crunch. It may be international, but so too is the credit crunch, so money in shipping will be tight for the foreseeable future.