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New Dutch company law rules effective 1 July 2013
  • NautaDutilh
  • Netherlands
  • June 24 2013

On 1 July 2013 a number of important amendments to the Dutch company law rules will take effect. The underlying aim is to strengthen the corporate


Rules on inquiry proceedings to be amended
  • NautaDutilh
  • Netherlands
  • December 18 2012

The act amending the rules on inquiry proceedings was passed on 12 June 2012. The new legislation will enter into force on 1 January 2013. This newsletter


Economic interests in listed companies: scope of disclosure obligation extended
  • NautaDutilh
  • Netherlands
  • January 23 2012

With effect from 1 January 2012 the statutory obligation to disclose substantial shareholdings in listed companies also includes certain cash-settled instruments, such as cash-settled equity swaps and stock options


Simplification and flexibilisation of rules governing Dutch BVs
  • NautaDutilh
  • Netherlands
  • March 2 2012

On 1 March 2012 the Dutch Minister of Security and Justice confirmed that his target date for the entry into force of the legislation simplifying the rules applicable to private limited liability companies is 1 July 2012


Parliamentary examination of financial system (De Wit Committee)
  • NautaDutilh
  • Netherlands
  • August 9 2010

On 10 May 2010, the 'Temporary Committee for Examination of the Financial System' presented its report on the causes of the financial crisis


Shareholder influence on strategy of listed companies
  • NautaDutilh
  • Netherlands
  • August 6 2010

On 9 July 2010 the Supreme Court rejected the grounds on which the Enterprise Division of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal (the 'Enterprise Division') in August 2009 had ordered an inquiry into ASMI's policy and affairs


Legislative basis for AFMDCB principles for balanced remuneration policies
  • NautaDutilh
  • Netherlands
  • August 9 2010

On 6 May 2009, the AFM and the DCB published a set of joint principles for balanced remuneration policies in the Dutch financial sector (Principles


Adjustment and claw-back of bonuses
  • NautaDutilh
  • Netherlands
  • August 9 2010

On 28 May 2010, the Council of Ministers approved a proposal by the Minister of Justice to introduce rules under the DCC making it possible to adjust or claw back bonuses paid or granted to management board members


Proposed ban on employment contracts between listed companies and management board members
  • NautaDutilh
  • Netherlands
  • August 9 2010

On 8 December 2009, the lower house of the Dutch parliament passed a bill to amend the rules in Book 2 of the DCC on management and supervision within NVs and BVs (also referred to as the one-tier board bill


NV works councils: right to express opinion regarding remuneration policy
  • NautaDutilh
  • Netherlands
  • August 9 2010

On 1 July 2010, new legislation giving works councils of public limited liability companies (naamloze vennootschappen, NVs) the right to express an opinion on certain proposed shareholder resolutions entered into effect