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One-tier board bill
  • NautaDutilh
  • Netherlands
  • December 16 2009

On 8 December 2009 a bill to amend Book 2 of the Netherlands Civil Code in connection with the amendment of the rules on management and supervision within NVs and BVs (Bill no. 31763) was passed by the lower chamber of the Dutch Parliament


European Commission Green Paper
  • NautaDutilh
  • Netherlands
  • August 9 2010

On 2 June 2010, the European Commission published its Green Paper on corporate governance in financial institutions and remuneration policies


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


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


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


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


Upper house of Dutch parliament passes Corporate Governance Act
  • NautaDutilh
  • Netherlands
  • December 18 2012

On 13 November 2012 the upper house of the Dutch parliament passed the Corporate Governance Act. The Act is expected to enter into force on 1 July 2013


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