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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


New company law rules
  • NautaDutilh
  • Netherlands
  • December 21 2012

The entry into effect of the 'Flex BV' Act in October 2012 brought about major changes in Dutch company law. On 1 January 2013 several other important


One-Tier Board Act Expected to enter into effect on 1 July 2012
  • NautaDutilh
  • Netherlands
  • December 21 2011

The Minister of Security and Justice has recently confirmed to the lower house of the Dutch Parliament that the One-Tier Board Act will probably enter into effect on 1 July 2012 (instead of 1 January 2012


Corporate governance statement
  • NautaDutilh
  • Netherlands
  • April 17 2009

Dutch listed companies must from now on (i.e. starting with the annual report for the first financial year starting on or after 1 April 2009) publish a corporate governance statement containing certain prescribed information


Rules on inquiry proceedings to be amended
  • NautaDutilh
  • Netherlands
  • September 27 2011

At the beginning of September, the Minister of Justice and Security submitted a bill to the lower house of the Dutch Parliament that will amend the rules on inquiry proceedings


New partnership rules withdrawn
  • NautaDutilh
  • Netherlands
  • September 8 2011

Ivo Opstelten (Minister of Security and Justice) intends to withdraw the Partnerships Bill (setting out what was to become Title 7.13 of the Dutch Civil Code


EU proposal to strengthen shareholder engagement in listed companies
  • NautaDutilh
  • European Union, Netherlands
  • April 24 2014

The European Commission has presented a proposal for the revision of the Shareholder Rights Directive with the aim of improving 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


Extra CSR information to be required in management reports as from 2017
  • NautaDutilh
  • European Union, Netherlands
  • October 11 2016

On 27 September 2016 the upper house of the Dutch parliament approved legislation implementing EU directive 201495EU on the disclosure of


Guidelines ESMA on acting in concert in takeover situations
  • NautaDutilh
  • Netherlands
  • November 25 2013

The interpretation of the concept 'acting in concert' as used in the Takeover Directive (directive 200425) raises many unanswered questions. This