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Employers beware! Right of access to personnel files under GDPR

December 19 2018 For most employers, the threat of high fines has been sufficient to encourage them to try and comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation…

Doing business in the Netherlands - Competition law

April 26 2016 In the Netherlands, both European and Dutch competition law apply. Both areas of law are very similar, since Dutch competition law is based on its…

Liability of CMR carriers in addition to liability under CMR Convention

August 10 2016 The Arnhem-Leeuwarden Court of Appeal recently ruled that carriers can be liable under national law for damage to goods during discharge. The…

Liability of CMR carriers in addition to liability under CMR Convention

August 16 2016 The Arnhem-Leeuwarden Court of Appeal recently ruled that carriers can be held liable under national law for damage to goods during discharge.

Hyperlinks and copyright: courts seek ECJ guidance

November 16 2015 The relationship between hyperlinking and copyright is much debated and has been the subject of various court judgments. The outcome of such cases…

DPA approves first European code of conduct for cloud

June 25 2021 The Belgian Data Protection Authority (DPA) recently approved the EU Cloud Code of Conduct ('the code'), the first transnational Code of Conduct…

Terminating and opening bank accounts through litigation

June 8 2021 Litigation on the termination of bank accounts due to compliance issues or strategic reorientation has become more prevalent in recent years. However…

Court of appeal sheds light on position of cargo owners, freight forwarders and CMR carriers

June 2 2021 A recent court of appeal decision has shed light on the legal notion of a principal obtaining a claim right against a carrier when the principal has a…

Court rejects Chanel's request to gather evidence regarding potential infringement

May 24 2021 The District Court of Midden-Nederland recently rejected a request by Chanel to access the administration of Bol.com, which was selling Chanel…

EA need not shut down FIFA 2020 in the Netherlands pending its appeal of loot box judgment

May 18 2021 In 2020 The Hague District Court ruled in favour of the Gaming Authority in its case against Electronic Arts (EA), holding that the loot boxes in FIFA…