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Shareholders in the spotlight | Aandeelhouders in de schijnwerpers

The combating of tax evasion, fraud and the financing of terrorism is an important aim of the 2017 legislative agenda in the Netherlands. The approach chosen is mainly to increase transparency. To this end, the public UBO register is due to be introduced ...

Resource Article - twallace@abiwor... - 03/22/2017 - 15:40 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

"Country report - The Netherlands" by Ruud Brunninkhuis

As part of the legislative programme called ‘Recalibration of Bankruptcy Law’ the Dutch legislator has provided a statutory footing to the practice of pre packs (also known as “silent administration”). On 21 June 2016 the Dutch Lower House has adopted th ...

Resource Article - twallace@abiwor... - 02/08/2017 - 15:19 - 0 comments - 1 attachment

Dutch Court Declines To Put Oi Units Into Bankruptcy Proceedings

A court in the Netherlands on Thursday decided that two subsidiaries of debt-laden Brazilian phone carrier Oi SA would not start bankruptcy proceedings, the company said in a securities filing. The filing confirmed a Reuters report that Oi Brasil Holding ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 02/02/2017 - 22:30 - 0 comments

Dutch Court Delays Bankruptcy Ruling On Subsidiaries Of Brazil's Oi

A court in the Netherlands on Thursday postponed until Feb. 2 a decision on whether to enforce bankruptcy proceedings against two subsidiaries of phone carrier Oi SA, which is under creditor protection in Brazil, said two sources briefed on the matter wh ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 01/26/2017 - 22:29 - 0 comments

Prominent Dutch Lawyer Wakkie Arrested In Spain In Telecoms Insolvency Probe

Spanish police arrested prominent Dutch corporate lawyer Peter Wakkie at Madrid airport on Monday in an investigation into the insolvency of Russian-Spanish telecom firm ZED+, a judicial source said, Reuters reported. A spokesman for Wakkie, who is ZED+& ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 01/16/2017 - 23:58 - 0 comments

Consultation on draft bill for Recovery and Resolution (Insurers) Act/Consultatie Wetsvoorstel herstel en afwikkeling van verzekeraars

On 13 July 2016 a draft bill for the Recovery and Resolution (Insurers) Act (Wet herstel en afwikkeling van verzekeraars, the "Draft Bill") and an accompanying explanatory memorandum ("MvT") were published for consultation; the consul ...

Resource Article - twallace@abiwor... - 12/29/2016 - 14:44 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Issues and challenges facing insolvency office holders in Europe

The Insolvency Office Holder-project (“IOH Project”) is an initiative of Leiden Law School, initiated in early 2013 and commissioned by INSOL Europe. Attachment Size technical_column_focus_ioh.pdf 168 KB ...

Resource Article - twallace@abiwor... - 12/29/2016 - 14:02 - 0 comments - 1 attachment

Dutch legislator submits bill introducing a collective damages action to Dutch Parliament

On 16 November 2016 the Minister of Security and Justice has submitted the bill introducing a collective damages action to the lower house of Dutch Parliament. Under the current collective litigation regime, no monetary damages can be sought on a collect ...

Resource Article - twallace@abiwor... - 12/29/2016 - 13:51 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Dutch Supreme Court narrows the application of the VAT exemption for management of (real estate) investment funds

The Dutch Supreme Court (Hoge Raad der Nederlanden) decided on 25 November 2016 that the VAT exemption for the management of real estate investment funds is applicable only if the (manager of the) relevant investment institutions is actually subject to s ...

Resource Article - twallace@abiwor... - 12/28/2016 - 14:25 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

ECJ Ruling on the requirement of control for FCA's / Uitspraak HVJ EU over het controlevereiste bij FZO's

On 10 November 2016, the European Court of Justice (the "ECJ") rendered a judgement on the interpretation of the requirement of 'possession or control' for financial collateral arrangements ("FCA's") (C-156/15ECLI:EU:C: ...

Resource Article - twallace@abiwor... - 12/28/2016 - 14:07 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

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