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PO BOX 59280, 1040 KG AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
Tel:
Work +31 88 253 5000
Fax:
Fax +31 88 253 5001
Email:
Web:
www.akd.nl
Amsterdam, Breda, Brussels, Eindhoven, Luxembourg, Rotterdam

Paul Peters

Tel:
Work +31 88 253 5563
Email:
AKD

Work Department

Restructurering & Insolvency.

Position

Paul Peters (1960) has over 20 years of experience with Insolvency law and Litigation. His practice comprises both acting as official receiver in bankruptcies and advising stakeholders of companies in difficulty, including acquisitions from bankrupt and nearly bankrupt firms. He specialises in directors' and company officers' liability.

Member

Paul Peters is member of the editorial boards of the monthly magazine Financiering, Zekerheden en Insolventierecht Praktijk, know as FIP ('Journal for the Finance, Securities and Insolvency Practice') and of SDU’s annual legal comments on all relevant insolvency legislation. Furthermore Paul Peters is lecturer and examiner for the postacademic course 'Insolvency Law for Bankers' (Rabobank, Fortis and ING) and lecturer at NIVRA (Royal Netherlands Institute of Registered Accountants ).


Netherlands

Restructuring and insolvency

Within: Restructuring and insolvency

Noted for its cross-border capabilities, AKD’s deparment is led by Barend de Roy van Zuidewijn, who acted as the bankruptcy trustee for Atlantic Marine Services. Paul Peters acts as the bankruptcy trustee for Royal Imtech.

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  • New Late Payments Directive

    Despite the implementation of Directive 2000/35/EC on combating late payment in commercial transactions in 2002, the European Commission (the “Commission”) concluded in 2008 that late payments were still widespread in the EU. It also turned out that public authorities in certain Member States were stipulating unjustifiably long contractual payment periods for transactions.
  • Amendment of the Collective Redundancy Notification Act

    On 1 March 2012 the Collective Redundancy Notification Act (Wet Melding Collective Outslug, "WACO") will be amended. What changes does this involve?
  • New Corporate Law Legislation

    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. Please find below a short explanation of each Act.
  • Shipping & Transport - Netherlands

    Attaching maritime assets in insolvency
    - AKD
  • The employment of foreign workers. What issues do you need to be aware of as an employer?

    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.
    - AKD
  • Non-solicitation agreement violated via LinkedIn

    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.
    - AKD
  • NETHERLANDS AS A GLOBAL FINANCE CENTRE

    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.
    - AKD
  • Forming a company in the Netherlands

    The Netherlands and Dutch law The Netherlands is a perfect business location for foreign entrepreneurs (2,000 subsidiaries in Amsterdam, 140,000 jobs). It is the gateway to densely populated Western Europe and has a well-developed logistic and technical infrastructure.
  • Leasing of commercial premises in the Netherlands

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  • Employment of foreign workers in the Netherlands

    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.
    - AKD