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Damage to a company car: who is liable for the insurance excess?

Netherlands - May 16 2013 The question frequently arises whether the insurance excess may be charged to the employees if a company car is damaged. This is permitted, provided

GDPR: major impact on hotel industry

European Union, Netherlands - February 13 2018 In a development that is expected to reverberate across the hotel industry of the Netherlands and EU, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR

EU Court of Justice on intel case: loyalty rebates are not per se abusive

European Union, Netherlands - September 6 2017 Today (September 6, 2017) the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CoJ EU") has set aside the entire General Court's judgment on Intel. The

CMS guide to electricity - The Netherlands

Netherlands - September 1 2015 The Dutch liberalisation policy has been progressing ahead of the European average and the entire electricity market was liberalised by July 2004

Warranties in supply contracts - The Netherlands

Netherlands - November 23 2015 In principle, the law on the sale of goods does not make a distinction between B2B contracts or sales contracts vis-à-vis consumers. However

New law in Netherlands compensates family members for emotional loss

Netherlands - April 20 2018 On April 10, 2018, the Dutch Senate adopted a bill that regulates compensation for emotional losses. In the case of death or serious injury from an

The Dutch 2030 offshore wind roadmap

Netherlands - April 4 2018 The offshore wind energy tender scheme that is currently being rolled out by the Dutch government aims to increase offshore wind capacity to reach 4.5

Dutch Supreme Court decision on recourse claims under LLMC 1976

Netherlands - March 5 2018 The Dutch Supreme Court ("DSC") has ruled on how to qualify for recourse claims relating to wreck removal costs and the raising of cargo under the

De IDD: naar een level Playing Field voor de verzekeringstussenpersoon

European Union, Netherlands - February 26 2018 Op 23 februari jl. Verstreek de wettelijke implementatiedatum van de Richtlijn Verzekeringsdistributie (IDD) (Insurance Distribution Directive

Practical legal aspects of solar PV projects in the Netherlands

Netherlands - February 13 2018 Although solar photovoltaic (PV) power plants currently represent a small part of global power generation, solar PV is becoming an increasingly