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New Dutch legislation on partnerships

January 8 2010 On 15 December 2009, a supplemental bill was approved by the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament, which relates to statutory regulations for fields of law adjacent to new title 13 of Book 7 Dutch Civil Code (Burgerlijk Wetboek, "DCC").

Dutch Supreme Court ruling in ASMI: no duty to mediate for supervisory boards

July 15 2010 The Dutch Supreme Court has ruled on the position of the managing board and the supervisory board (SB) vis-à-vis activist shareholders.

Template for Fiduciary Management Agreements

January 26 2009 At the request of DUFAS (the Dutch Fund and Asset Management Association) and OPF (the Dutch Association for Company Pension Funds) De Brauw has drafted a template Fiduciary Management Agreement, which is based on The DUFAS Principles of Fiduciary Management, which were published on 13 November 2008.

Remuneration and legal position of directors of Dutch listed companies and financial institutions

January 18 2011 From 1 January of this year, financial institutions will be subject to new rules on controlled remuneration policy.

.中国(".china") domain names available for registration

December 12 2012 As of 29 October 2012, the domain name ".中国" (i.e. China in Chinese characters) is available for separate public registration with Latin alphabets, Arabic numerals, a combination of the two and/or inserting a hyphen.

At a glance: tax law enforcement in Netherlands

August 28 2021 A succinct guide to the enforcement mechanisms and strategies of the tax authorities in Netherlands, including review of tax returns and information requests, penalties and criminal consequences.

Snapshot: tax litigation in Netherlands

August 28 2021 A guide to litigating tax disputes in Netherlands, including court procedure, evidence and disclosure, case management, burden of proof and cost recovery.

A general introduction to shareholder rights and activism in Netherlands

August 24 2021 A general introduction to shareholder rights and shareholder activism in Netherlands, including need-to-know features of the legal framework and key procedures.

In review: recent trends in shareholder activism in Netherlands

August 24 2021 An examination of key trends in shareholder activism in Netherlands, including an overview of noteworthy recent shareholder activism campaigns.

A general introduction to lending and secured finance in Netherlands

July 16 2021 A general introduction to the law and practice surrounding lending and secured finance in Netherlands, with particular regard to recent legal and regulatory developments and the outlook for the future.