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Netherlands

Banking and finance: Borrower side

Eversheds Sutherland (Netherlands) B.V.

DLA Piper

Baker McKenzie

Hogan Lovells International LLP

Linklaters

Banking and finance: asset finance and structured finance

Stibbe

Loyens & Loeff

Baker McKenzie

Houthoff

Banking and finance: lender or arranger side

AKD

Loyens & Loeff

Baker McKenzie

Van Doorne

Lexence

Stek

Stibbe

Simmons & Simmons LLP

Norton Rose Fulbright

Capital markets: equity

Simmons & Simmons LLP

Commercial, corporate and M&a

Pels Rijcken & Droogleever Fortuijn NV

Biesheuvel Jansen advocaten

BarentsKrans

Greenberg Traurig LLP

Vestius

Buren

Construction

Six Advocaten

Loyens & Loeff

Straatman Koster Advocaten

Norton Rose Fulbright

Van Doorne

Dentons Boekel

Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation

Hogan Lovells International LLP

Rutgers & Posch

Biesheuvel Jansen advocaten

Wijn & Stael Advocaten N.V.

Fort Advocaten

Greenberg Traurig LLP

bureau Brandeis

Eversheds Sutherland (Netherlands) B.V.

Windt Le Grand Leeuwenburgh

Ploum

Dispute resolution: Mediation

Loyens & Loeff

Kennedy Van der Laan

Houthoff

NautaDutilh

Dentons Boekel

Van Doorne

EU and competition

Simmons & Simmons LLP

BarentsKrans

Stek

Maverick Advocaten N.V.

Banning NV

Brinkhof

Van Doorne

Employment

Vestius

Buren

Wijn & Stael Advocaten N.V.

HVG Law LLP

Workx Advocaten

Höcker Advocaten

Rutgers & Posch

Shearwaters

Energy: regulatory

Van der Feltz Advocaten

Houthoff

Norton Rose Fulbright

Stibbe

Energy: transactional

Biesheuvel Jansen advocaten

Clifford Chance

DLA Piper

Industry focus: Information technology

Dentons Boekel

Loyens & Loeff

Whitebridge Advocatuur B.V.

Höcker Advocaten

Louwers IP|Technology Advocaten

NautaDutilh

Baker McKenzie

Hogan Lovells International LLP

Industry focus: healthcare and life sciences

DLA Piper

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek

Pels Rijcken & Droogleever Fortuijn NV

Brinkhof

Kennedy Van der Laan

Industry focus: retail

Fort Advocaten

Insurance

Dirkzwager advocaten & notarissen

Hogan Lovells International LLP

Loyens & Loeff

Van Traa Advocaten

Kennedy Van der Laan

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek

Intellectual property: trade marks, copyrights and design rights

Dentons Boekel

BarentsKrans

Louwers IP|Technology Advocaten

Hogan Lovells International LLP

Investment funds

Jones Day

Simmons & Simmons LLP

Hogan Lovells International LLP

Private equity

AKD

Baker McKenzie

Van Doorne

Lexence

DLA Piper

Real estate

Straatman Koster Advocaten

Eversheds Sutherland (Netherlands) B.V.

Clifford Chance

BarentsKrans

Van Doorne

Restructuring and insolvency

DLA Piper

Linklaters

Norton Rose Fulbright

Jones Day

Tax

AKD

Greenberg Traurig LLP


Legal Developments by:
CMS

  • Access to justice: protective costs orders in planning challenges

    Third parties and competing developers have no rights of appeal to the Secretary of State against planning decisions. Disappointed applicants can appeal to the Secretary of State and can have the merits of the application reconsidered. The only remedy available to a disappointed third party is a challenge by way of judicial review in the High Court on a point of law. The sense of frustration and disempowerment this creates has not been helped by the increasing complexity of the planning process and the use of consultation to legitimise decisions that many perceive may already have been taken.
    - CMS Group

Legal Developments in Netherlands

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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