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Acceptance or rejection of foreign inheritance after European Succession Regulation takes effect

Acceptance or rejection of foreign inheritance after European Succession Regulation takes effect

If you are a beneficiary or legatee to an estate that has devolved abroad, you will soon be able to make your statement of acceptance or rejection in the Netherlands. How does it work again? A beneficiary who inherits in the Netherlands has the following options after an estate has ... Read More »

Be careful with the registration of authorised representatives at the Chamber of Commerce using form 13

Be careful with the registration of authorised representatives at the Chamber of Commerce using form 13

The main rule with regard to a public limited liability company (N.V.) or private limited liability company (B.V.) is that the board is authorised to represent it; the representative power is in addition vested in the directors, individually or jointly. In addition to the directors, also holders of a power ... Read More »

The European passport for legal entities

The European passport for legal entities

Directive 2012/17/EU regulates the efforts to increase cross-border access to published data of companies. This means that the national trade registers of the Member States will in due course (after full implementation of this Directive) be interconnected. This interconnection via a central platform (the European e-Justice portal site) will make ... Read More »

Damage resulting from employee disability: can you recover losses and reintegration costs from the liable party? How does it work again?

Damage resulting from employee disability: can you recover losses and reintegration costs from the liable party? How does it work again?

If your employee has been rendered unfit for work because of an accident, you as employer could be facing hefty losses. For instance, Article 7:629 of the Dutch Civil Code requires an employer to continue paying its employee’s wages for a period of two years if the employee is sick, ... Read More »

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