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Converium: Dutch court declares an international collective settlement binding

Netherlands, USA - January 18 2012 On 17 January 2012, the Amsterdam Court of Appeal declared an international collective settlement binding in a case where none of the potentially liable parties and only a limited number of the potential claimants were domiciled in the Netherlands....

Ruud Hermans, Jan de Bie Leuveling Tjeenk, Daan Beenders.


Converium: Dutch court has jurisdiction to declare an international collective settlement of mass claims binding

Netherlands, USA - November 16 2010 On 12 November 2010, the Amsterdam Court of Appeal delivered an important decision regarding an international collective settlement of mass claims using the Shell decision as a precedent....

Geert Potjewijd, Marnix Leijten, Ruud Hermans, Ton Schutte, Ernest Meyer Swantée.


Recognition of a US class action settlement in the Netherlands (Royal Ahold N.V.)

Netherlands, USA - June 28 2010 A landmark decision was handed down by the Amsterdam District Court on 23 June 2010 regarding the international collective settlement of mass claims....

Marnix Leijten, Ruud Hermans, Ton Schutte.


Shell: landmark decision regarding international collective settlement of mass claims

Netherlands - August 17 2009 On 29 May 2009, the Amsterdam Court of Appeal delivered a landmark decision regarding an international collective settlement of mass claims....

Martijn Polak, Sjoerd Eisma, Marnix Somsen.


Shell: landmark decision regarding international collective settlement of mass claims

Netherlands - June 2 2009 On 29 May 2009, the Amsterdam Court of Appeal delivered a landmark decision regarding an international collective settlement of mass claims....

Martijn Polak, Marnix Leijten.