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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 7

Russell Advocaten B.V.

The β€˜very well-respected, well-connected’ team at Russell Advocaten B.V. has β€˜a high level of expertise’, especially in commercial matters, and is noted for its expertise in the retail and luxury brands sector. β€˜Very responsive, trustworthy’, β€˜flexible’ name partner Reinier Russell heads the group; he β€˜puts things in perspective, and guides his clients through difficult moments’. Jan Dop is also recommended.

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 5

Russell Advocaten B.V.

The β€˜reliable, up-to-date, fast and sincere’ team at Russell Advocaten B.V. is β€˜efficiently organised’ and β€˜committed to its clients’. Leasing is a particular strength, though it also advises on property acquisitions. Retail, IT and embassies are particular sector strengths. Reinier Russell and Jan Dop head the department.

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Netherlands: Industry focus

Industry focus: Retail - ranked: tier 2

Russell Advocaten B.V.

The team at Russell Advocaten B.V. is particularly active in advising fashion companies and luxury brands; it handles corporate and commercial work, employment, leasing matters and regulatory litigation. Jan Dop and managing partner Reinier Russell head the group.

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    Despite the implementation of Directive 2000/35/EC on combating late payment in commercial transactions in 2002, the European Commission (the β€œCommission”) 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
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    - AKD

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    - AKD
  • Forming a company in the Netherlands

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  • 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