Employers beware! Right of access to personnel files under GDPR

European Union, Netherlands - 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

Debt collection during COVID-19

Netherlands - June 2 2020 The COVID-19 outbreak is greatly affecting legal matters and company wellbeing. Some companies can no longer comply with their contractual obligations

Supreme Court rules on determination of LLMC claims

Netherlands - April 11 2018 The Supreme Court recently ruled on how to determine which claims under the Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims 1976 are paid

Liability of CMR carriers in addition to liability under CMR Convention

Netherlands - 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

Dutch dismissal law in a nutshell

Netherlands - March 13 2019 Dutch dismissal law contains certain distinguishing elements which make it unique within Europe. For example, it is based on a dual system, which

Temporary Deferral of Payments Act 2020 introduced to protect companies from bankruptcy

Netherlands - August 4 2020 Despite the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on legal matters and company wellbeing, creditors still have the same remedies at their disposal to

Appeal court finds that carrier had strengthened obligation to furnish facts in CMR claim

Netherlands - July 15 2020 The Netherlands has historically been a friendly jurisdiction for Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road (CMR

Court rules that 'fear of loss' does not constitute damage under CMR

Netherlands - July 8 2020 Under the Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road (CMR), carriers are liable for the total or partial loss of goods

Use of customs information in relation to parallel imports

European Union, Netherlands - July 6 2020 The Hague District Court recently had to answer the question of whether information acquired during a customs seizure under the EU Anti-piracy

DPA fines social media platform for data processing during referral programme

Belgium - July 3 2020 The Belgian Protection Authority (DPA) recently fined a social media platform 50,000 for processing personal data during the scope of a referral