Netherlands

Results for Netherlands

The Czech Republic Report: Creditors with secured contingent and future claims have gained more certainty

On 1 July 2017, an extensive amendment to the Insolvency Act shall take effect. The amendment brings several substantial changes to a number of aspects pertaining to insolvency proceedings, including security of future or contingent claims (including ...

Resource Article - twallace@abiwor... - 11/08/2017 - 10:20 - 0 comments - 1 attachment

Senior management responsibility in banks

Regulators have made clear their view that responsibility for the culture of a bank sits at the top; if senior management create the right culture, good regulatory practice and procedures will naturally follow. Following the financial crisis banks’ s ...

Resource Article - twallace@abiwor... - 11/08/2017 - 09:02 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

VAT exemption for cost-sharing groups no longer applicable to financial and insurance sectors

On 21 September 2017 the European Court of Justice ("ECJ") held in the DNB Banka (C-326/15) and Aviva (C-605/15) cases that the VAT exemption for cost-sharing groups does not apply to cost-sharing groups or other cooperative arrangements whose ...

Resource Article - twallace@abiwor... - 09/28/2017 - 08:19 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Large-scale survey brings order to UBO chaos

Of the European countries which intend to implement the Fourth EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive, only Germany, the UK and Denmark met the 26 June 2017 deadline for the introduction of a register containing information about ultimate beneficial owners o ...

Resource Article - twallace@abiwor... - 09/13/2017 - 08:29 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

European Data Protection Conference

Our 5th annual European Data Protection Conference will take place on Tuesday 3 October in London, Wednesday 4 October in Paris, Thursday 5 October in Frankfurt and Tuesday 10 October in Amsterdam. The half day sessions will run from 08:30 for registra ...

Resource Article - twallace@abiwor... - 08/30/2017 - 12:55 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Introduction of UBO-registers in Benelux running late / Invoering UBO-register Benelux vertraagd

On 26 June 2017 the deadline has passed for the implementation of the European directive on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purposes of money laundering or terrorist financing (the Fourth anti-money laundering directive). With t ...

Resource Article - twallace@abiwor... - 07/14/2017 - 12:06 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

New Prospectus Regulation published

The new Prospectus Regulation (EU) 2017/1129, which will be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States, has been published on 30 June 2017 in the Official Journal of the European Union. It will enter into force on 20 July 2017 a ...

Resource Article - twallace@abiwor... - 07/14/2017 - 10:41 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

All ‘EYES on Insolvency’

The one-day international conference titled ‘Designing pre-insolvency proceedings of the future’ took place in Amsterdam on 27 January 2017. The conference was organised by RESOR and the Business & Law Research Centre of Radboud University in coopera ...

Resource Article - twallace@abiwor... - 06/01/2017 - 13:50 - 0 comments - 1 attachment

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 - 14:40 - 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 - 14:19 - 0 comments - 1 attachment

Syndicate content