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Law & More is a dynamic multidisciplinary Dutch law firm and tax advisory specializing in Dutch corporate, commercial and tax law and is based in Eindhoven and Amsterdam.
With its corporate and tax background, Law & More combines the know-how of a big corporate and tax advisory firm with the attention to detail and customized service you would expect of a boutique firm. We are truly international in terms of the scope and nature of our services and we work for a range of sophisticated Dutch and international clients, from corporations and institutions to individuals.
Law & More has at its disposal a dedicated team of multilingual lawyers and tax advisors with in-depth knowledge in the fields of Dutch contract law, Dutch corporate law, Dutch tax law, Dutch employment law and international property law. The firm also specializes in the tax-efficient structuring of assets and activities, Dutch energy law, Dutch financial law and real estate transactions.
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On 1 January 2020, the time has come: the new legislation on partner alimony will enter into force. What exactly does this new legislation mean? The main point of the new law is to reduce the maximum duration of the obligation to pay partner alimony from the current 12 years to half the duration of the marriage to a maximum of 5 years from the date of divorce. The aim is to create a balance between the position of the person obliged to pay alimony and the position of the person entitled to the alimony.
European directives require member states to set up a UBO register. UBO stands for Ultimate Beneficial Owner. The UBO register will be installed in the Netherlands in 2020. This entails that from 2020 onwards, companies and legal entities are obliged to register their (in)direct owners. Part of the personal data of the UBO, such as the name and economic interest, will be made public by means of the register. However, guarantees have been installed…
Any compensation of non-material damages caused by death or accident was until recently not covered by the Dutch civil law. These non-material damages contain the grief of the close relatives that is caused by an event of death or accident of their loved one for which another party is to be held liable. This kind of compensation is more of a symbolic gesture because realistically it cannot be measured to the actual grief felt by a close relative. Although there has been an introduction…
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Starting the 1st of January 2020, the new law of Minister Dekker will enter into force. The new law implies that citizens and companies who are suffering massive losses, are be able to sue together for compensation of their losses. Mass damage is damage suffered by a large group of victims. Examples of this are physical damages caused by dangerous medicines, financial damage caused by tampering cars or material damage caused by earthquakes as a result of gas production. From now on, such mass damage can be dealt collectively…
In this modern age in which we live in today, it is increasingly common to use fingerprints as a means of identification, for example: unlocking a smartphone with a finger scan. But what about privacy when it no longer takes place in a private matter where there is conscious voluntarism? Can work-related finger identification be made compulsory in the context of security? Can an organization impose an obligation on its employees to hand in their fingerprints, for example for access to a security system?…
In many national and international trade contracts, they often tend to arrange arbitrage to settle business disputes. This means that the case will be assigned to an arbitrator instead of a national court judge. For the implementation of an arbitration award to be completed, it’s required for the judge of the country of implementation to provide an exequatur. An exequatur implies the recognition of an arbitration award and equal to a legal judgement it can be either enforced or executed…