Law firm quality rankings for Suriname in Chambers Global 2017

 
International publisher Chambers & Partners has been ranking the best law firms and lawyers since 1990, and now cover 185 jurisdictions throughout the world. Chambers ranks lawyers and law firms on several factors and considerations.

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Law firm Quality rankings in Chambers Global Dutch Caribbean 2017

 
Every spring legal publishers present their view on the global market for legal services. In their so called “legal directories”, they provide information for potential buyers of legal services, ranking law firms and their individual attorneys according to their credentials and experience.

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President Venezuela asks UN for help with medical supplies

CARACAS, Venezuela – In an unusual acknowledgement of his country’s desperate situation, President Nicolas Maduro has asked the United Nations to help address severe shortages of medicine and medical supplies in Venezuela.

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New board for St. Maarten Small Properties Association

PHILIPSBURG —The St. Maarten Small Properties Association (SMSPA) held its board elections here on March 22, 2017 at Carl & Sons Lounge, said Ms. Nzinga Lake, re-elected to a second term as president of the group of small hotel owners and operators.

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St. Maarten pro-bono lawyers set ultimatum for payment of fees

PHILIPSBURG--The majority of pro-bono lawyers on St. Maarten intend to go on strike once again, due to the fact that Government has not been paying their fees since December 2016.

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Lawyer sounds alarm after guards injured by inmates

PHILIPSBURG - Two prison guards at the Pointe Blanche prison were attacked by inmates on Friday while on duty and one of the guards was hospitalised due to severe injuries. The reason behind the attack remains unknown.

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Tromp wants to file appeal against screening results

PHILIPSBURG--Embattled President of the Central Bank of Curaçao and St. Maarten Emsley Tromp intends to challenge attempts to remove him from his top post in Court.

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Aruba, Curacao and St. Maarten on new US list of money laundering countries

PHILIPSBURG--The United States (US) has named 21 Caribbean nations among a wider global list of Major Money Laundering Countries of 2016. The list includes all three Dutch Caribbean countries Curaçao, Aruba and St. Maarten.

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Nieuwe regering Curaçao wil verkiezingen tegenhouden

 WILLEMSTAD - De nieuwe regering van premier Gilmar Pisas die vrijdag op Curaçao is beëdigd, heeft een verzoek ingediend bij het Europees Hof om de verkiezingen van 28 april tegen te houden.

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Nieuwe regering Curaçao beëdigd

WILLEMSTAD - Op Curaçao is vanmiddag een nieuwe regering beëdigd onder leiding van tijdelijk premier Gilmar Pisas (MFK).

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In de rij voor schaarse benzine in olierijke Venezuela

CARACAS - Venezolanen worden geconfronteerd met verlammende tekorten aan benzine te midden van toenemende problemen voor 's lands olie-industrie. Het is een bron van frustratie in een land, dat de grootste ruwe oliereserves in de wereld heeft.

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Personeel Griffie Suriname krijgt eigen bond

PARAMARIBO - Het administratief personeel van de Griffie heeft een eigen bond opgericht. Het bestuur heeft de taak om statuten en het huishoudelijk reglement in orde te maken.

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Colade-case hearing scheduled for May 10

PHILIPSBURG--The Court of First Instance on Thursday set the procedural hearing in the so-called Colade case involving embezzlement, theft and forgery committed at the Tourism Bureau and East Caribbean Destination Management Company (ECDMC) for May 10.

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Former VKS-officer gets sentence for ill-treatment

PHILIPSBURG--A 47-year-old former officer of the Voluntary Corps St. Maarten VKS was sentenced Wednesday to two weeks suspended, on two years’ probation, with fifty hours of community service, mandatory anger management training and treatment at Turning Point rehabilitation centre for alcohol addiction, for several cases of ill-treatment.

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Two juveniles stand trial for violent armed robbery

PHILIPSBURG--Two young suspects appeared in the Court of First Instance on Wednesday for their involvement in the violent midday robbery of Jewelry Avenue on November 10, 2016.

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Zaak tegen Norbert George voor OM afgedaan

WILLEMSTAD - Woensdag 22 maart 2017 heeft het Gerecht uitspraak gedaan in de rectificatiezaak tussen het Land Curaçao/Openbaar Ministerie en Norbert George.

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Emsley Tromp fails screening for confidentiality post

WILLEMSTAD/PHILIPSBURG--Suspended President of the Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten Emsley Tromp has not passed the security screening required by law for persons holding confidential positions in Government and government-related entities.

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ING Bank verdachte in Nederlands strafonderzoek

ING Bank NV is verdachte in een Nederlands strafrechtelijk onderzoek. Dat richt zich op vermoede betrokkenheid van ING INGA€13,69-4,93% bij internationale corruptie, witwassen, het schenden van de regels voor cliëntonderzoek en het onvermeld laten van ongebruikelijke transacties.

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St. Maarten suspect transfer requested

AMSTERDAM--Dutch authorities have requested the transfer of André B., the owner of Bakker Recycling in St. Maarten who was arrested in St. Maarten on March 14 in connection with a large international money laundering investigation.

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New search in Emerald-investigation

PHILIPSBURG - This morning another house search took place in the Emerald-investigation. The search took place at an abandoned office building on the Van Goghstraat, but where the tenant had left records and computers behind.

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