11 September 2017

HEUSSEN advises VPK Nederland with the acquisition of Allround Packaging Group and Slippens Beheer

HEUSSEN assisted VPK Nederland, a subsidiary of VPK Packaging Group (VPK), with the acquisition of Allround Packaging Nederland and Slippens Beheer. With this acquisition, VPK expands its activities on the sustainable cardboard packaging industry. The HEUSSEN team consisted of Paul Josephus Jitta, Suzanne Beijersbergen and Ernst ter Braak. The deal was closed on 1 August 2017.

HEUSSEN advised VPK Packaging Group earlier this year with the acquisition of Solidpack.

For more information, please contact: Paul A. Josephus Jitta

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1 August 2017

Act against unreasonably long payment terms entered into force on 1 July 2017

On 1 July 2017, the Act against unreasonably long payment terms entered into force (the “Act”). The Act aims to prevent large companies from enforcing unreasonably long payment terms and to establish that a maximum payment term of sixty days will apply when large companies enter into a trade agreement with independent entrepreneurs or small or midsized companies.

For more information, please contact: Sandy van der Schaaf

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7 July 2017

Juliëtte Schueler newly appointed civil law notary

HEUSSEN is proud to announce that Juliëtte Schueler was formally appointed as civil law notary, effective today. Juliëtte will be taking over from Jacques Verasdonck, who has been HEUSSEN’s civil law notary since the firm was founded. Although Juliëtte will head the notarial practice from now on, Jacques will remain involved in our practice as of counsel.

For more information, please contact: Juliëtte L.C. Schueler

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6 July 2017

Employee protection during pre-pack

On 22 June 2017, the European Court of Justice (hereinafter “ECJ”) clarified the uncertainty around protection of employees against dismissal during a pre-pack. The ECJ has ruled that the EU Directive on Transfer of Undertakings (Directive 2001/23/EC) also applies in case of a relaunch of a company due to a pre-pack. As a result of this the employees are transferred to the restarting company by operation of law upon retention of their terms and conditions of employment.

For more information, please contact: Suzanne Gerritse

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6 July 2017

HEUSSEN ADVISES ANTICIMEX GROUP WITH TWO ACQUISITIONS

Heussen assisted Anticimex Group with the acquisitions of Excellent Ongediertebedestrijding and Gerdon Vogelwering. Excellent Ongediertebestrijding offers a wide range of pest control services, such as fungus control and bird control services. Gerdon Vogelwering is specialized in bird control services. 

For more information, please contact: Paul A. Josephus Jitta

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21 June 2017

Companies Formally Registered Abroad Act applicable to UK companies after Brexit

As a result of Brexit, the Companies Formally Registered Abroad Act (Wet op de formeel buitenlandse vennootschappen) will become relevant for companies that are incorporated in the United Kingdom, but are performing their activities entirely or virtually entirely in the Netherlands without having an actual nexus with the United Kingdom.

For more information, please contact: Corine Vos

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12 June 2017

Enforcement of Act DBA further suspended until 1 July 2018

On 1 May 2016 the Deregulation Assessment Labor Relations Act (“Wet Deregulering Beoordeling Arbeidsrelaties”) came into force. This Bill has replaced the VAR-certificate. The VAR-certificate served as a tool for assessing whether or not an employment relationship exists. However, it offered independent contractors less legal certainty. 

For more information, please contact: Suzanne Gerritse

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7 June 2017

Revised Shareholders’ Rights Directive published

On 20 May 2017, the revised Shareholders' Rights Directive (the “Directive”) was published in the official journal of the European Union. The purpose of the Directive is to encourage active and transparent engagement by shareholders of EU listed companies.The Directive will enter into force two years after its publication in the official journal and must have been implemented by the EU Member States into national legislation by then.

For more information, please contact: Sandy van der Schaaf

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31 May 2017

HEUSSEN co-organized the Dutch employment law seminar with the Taiwan Business Association in the Netherlands

In order to assist Taiwanese companies acquiring more knowledge of Dutch employment law and the common employment practices in the Netherlands, the Taiwan Business Association in the Netherlands (“TBA”) and HEUSSEN co-organized a seminar at the offices of HEUSSEN Amsterdam for around 25 guests on 19 May 2017

For more information, please contact: Ying Cui

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12 May 2017

Cross-border business in Germany and the Netherlands (Round Table TerZake Legal/Elsevier)

Sandy van der Schaaf, advocaat & Rechtsanwältin and manager of the German Desk of HEUSSEN, is one of the nine lawyers that have been interviewed about the growth of their cross-border practice and the increasing business opportunities which they see in the German/Dutch market. 

For more information, please contact: Sandy van der Schaaf

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9 May 2017

Heussen advises Anticimex Group with the acquisition of PCF Holland

HEUSSEN (Paul A. Josephus Jitta and Suzanne Beijersbergen) assisted Anticimex Group, the world’s fourth-largest pest control company with the acquisition of PCF Holland, a family owned company based in the Central region of the Netherlands. The deal was closed on 3 May 2017.

 

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