12 May 2022

TIM SCHREUDERS AND RENS BERREVOETS CONTRIBUTED TO THE FIFTH EDITION OF LEXOLOGY GETTING THE DEAL THROUGH – JOINT VENTURES

Lexology Getting The Deal Through provides international expert analysis in key areas of law, practice and regulation for corporate counsel, cross-border legal practitioners, and company directors and officers. Throughout the fifth edition of Joint Ventures and following the Lexology Getting The Deal Through format, the same key questions are answered by leading practitioners in each of the jurisdictions featured.

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5 April 2022

WHOA: PREVENTIVE RESTRUCTURING IN THE NETHERLANDS

More than a year ago, the Court Approval of a Private Composition (Prevention of Insolvency) Act (Wet Homologatie Onderhands Akkoord or WHOA) entered into force. The WHOA makes it easier for a company in financial distress to get its creditors and shareholders to the negotiation table in order to agree upon a reduction of its debt burden. The WHOA introduces a Dutch scheme of arrangement, being a procedure with which the bankruptcy of the company and its negative consequences can be averted. Since the WHOA entered into force the court already ratified 13 arrangements and therefore avoided imminent bankruptcies.

For more information, please contact: Christina F.J. Oudakker

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14 March 2022

Employers beware: as of 1 August 2022, the side activities-clause may be null and void

On 20 June 2019 the European Directive on transparent and predictable employment conditions ("the Directive") was adopted. Among others, this Directive contains minimum requirements for employment conditions including the possibility to engage in side activities. As the Directive must be part of the Dutch legal system by 1 August 2022, a legislative proposal was recently submitted to Parliament.

For more information, please contact: Suzanne Gerritse

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2 March 2022

Introduction of UBO register in the Netherlands

On 27 September 2020, a UBO register was introduced in the Netherlands. The introduction of the UBO register is based on the implementation act pursuant to which the EU Fourth and Fifth Anti Money Laundering (AML) Directives have transposed into Dutch legislation (the Implementation Act).

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24 January 2022

MARTIJN KOOT AND SANDY VAN DER SCHAAF CONTRIBUTED THE THE NETHERLANDS CHAPTER TO THE EIGHTH EDITION OF THE ACQUISTION AND LEVERAGED FINANCE REVIEW

The Acquisition and Leveraged Finance Review, one of the guides of The Law Reviews, published by Law Business Research Limited, provides a business-focused legal analysis of and insight in the acquisition and leveraged finance practice in key jurisdictions worldwide.

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20 January 2022

HEUSSEN and Liesker Procesfinanciering work together

HEUSSEN has entered into a strategic cooperation with Liesker Procesfinanciering, the market leader in the Dutch legal market in the field of litigation financing. This cooperation offers clients of HEUSSEN the possibility to have a promising lawsuit financed by Liesker.

For more information, please contact: Herman Ruiter

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20 January 2022

Dutch Supreme Court provides clarity on rent reductions for commercial properties due to Corona measures

On 24 December 2021, the Supreme Court ruled on the possibility for lessees of business premises as meant in Section 7:290 of the Dutch Civil Code to claim a rent reduction by invoking unforeseen circumstances as a result of corona measures imposed by the government.

For more information, please contact: Rens M.R. Berrevoets

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14 January 2022

New civil-law notary at HEUSSEN Attorneys and Civil Law Notaries

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 As of 1 January 2022, Oscar W.J. Hoefnagels (1972) will join HEUSSEN Attorneys & Civil Law Notaries, where he will head the notary practice. Oscar is specialised in (international) corporate law and has more than 20 years of experience, mainly gained at an international law firm. Oscar's knowledge and experience fit seamlessly into the (international) corporate law practice of HEUSSEN. Oscar will succeed Juliëtte Schueler.

For more information, please contact: Oscar W.J. Hoefnagels

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