Tweede Kamer wil geen Europese belasting voor grote bedrijven

DEN HAAG - De Tweede Kamer wil voorlopig geen Europese belasting voor grote bedrijven als Facebook en Google.

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ConocoPhillips 'not close' to recouping $2 bln from PDVSA

HOUSTON - U.S. oil producer ConocoPhillips (COP.N) is far from collecting the full value of a $2 billion arbitration award against Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA [PDVSA.UL], Conoco’s chief executive said on Tuesday.

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Conoco aims to seize oil cargoes near Citgo's Aruba terminal

ORANJESTAD - U.S. oil company ConocoPhillips has brought new court actions to seize two cargoes of crude and fuel near a terminal operated by PDVSA subsidiary Citgo Petroleum in Aruba, the Aruban government confirmed on Tuesday.

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NL standpunten EC-voorstellen belastingheffing digitale economie

DEN HAAG - Minister Blok heeft een fiche van de werkgroep Beoordeling Nieuwe Commissievoorstellen (BNC) gepubliceerd waarin wordt ingegaan op nieuwe voorstellen van de Europese Commissie betreffende belastingheffing in de digitale economie.

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Bewaker schietincident Porto Mari donderdag bij RC voor bewaring

WILLEMSTAD - Inzake het onderzoek naar het schietincident bij Porto Mari, in de nacht van zondag 6 mei op maandag 7 mei, kan het OM het volgende mededelen.

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Politie op Bonaire niet geïnstrueerd honden lukraak af te schieten

KRALENDIJK - Politie-agenten op Bonaire zijn niet geïnstrueerd lukraak loslopende honden af te schieten en vervolgens een vervalst proces-verbaal op te stellen.

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Curaçao pressing PDVSA to pay debt and restart refinery

WILLEMSTAD--Curaçao is scrambling to persuade “Petroleos de Venezuela” PDVSA to settle a US $2 billion arbitration dispute with US-based ConocoPhillips to restart the local Isla refinery that has been halted for over a month.

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Diamond Hill Estate stabbing suspects acquitted by court

PHILIPSBURG--The suspects involved in a fight among several men at the entrance to Diamond Hill Estate in Cole Bay on July 20, 2017, during which Gary Zorilla was stabbed to death will not be going to prison for the incident.

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Two months suspended sentence and probation for mistreatment

SABA--The court on Saba sentenced suspect S.S.J.G. on May 8 to a two-month suspended prison sentence and two years probation for the mistreatment of B.S.J. during an altercation in St. Johns on March 9.

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The Hague keeps tab on effects of lien on PdVSA

THE HAGUE--The Dutch Government is keeping a keen eye on the consequences that the lien placed by US oil giant ConocoPhillips on the assets of the Venezuela state oil firm PdVSA might have for Bonaire and St. Eustatius.

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Lawyer Brooks facing six months unconditional prison time

PHILIPSBURG--Prosecutor Martin van Nes requested that the Court of First Instance sentence criminal lawyer Brenda Brooks to six months’ unconditional imprisonment on charges of bribery and inciting an immigration employee to abuse her position.

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Holtrop naar Van Arkel & Luttikhuizen Advocaten

WILLEMSTAD - Per 1 mei heeft advocaat Nanne Holtrop zich aangesloten bij het kantoor Van Arkel & Luttikhuizen Advocaten.

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Public Prosecutor request 6 months imprisonment for suspect Brenda Brooks

PHILIPSBURG - The Public Prosecutor has asked the Court of First Instance to sentence criminal lawyer Brenda Brooks to unconditional prison time of 6 months on charges of bribery and inciting an immigration employee to abuse her position.

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ConocoPhillips is going after Isla refinery Curacao

HOUSTON, Texas/ WILLEMSTAD - ConocoPhillips is expected to renew an effort to temporarily seize Venezuela’s PDVSA oil inventories at the 335,000-barrel-per-day Isla refinery in Curaçao in the coming days, sources close to the state-run firm’s operations in the Caribbean said.

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Grenadians to vote again in referendum on making CCJ island’s final appellate court

ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada--The Grenada Government will be taking a second shot at a referendum, hoping to get the support needed to make the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) the island’s final court of appeal.

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Bedrijfsjuristen hebben handen vol aan AVG

Lang niet alle bedrijven zijn klaar voor de Algemene Verordening Gegevensbescherming (AVG), die 25 mei in werking treedt. Hoewel zij twee jaar de tijd hebben gehad om zich voor te bereiden op de nieuwe privacyregels, ziet het ernaar uit dat veel bedrijven de deadline niet gaan halen.

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Conoco moves to take over Venezuelan PDVSA's Caribbean assets

HOUSTON/CARACAS - U.S. oil firm ConocoPhillips has moved to take Caribbean assets of Venezuela’s state-run PDVSA to enforce a $2 billion arbitration award over a decade-oil nationalization of its projects in the South American country, according to three sources familiar with its actions.

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Boasman appointed Integrity Chamber quartermaster

PHILIPSBURG--The Council of Ministers has appointed former Justice Minister Rafael Boasman as St. Maarten’s Quartermaster of the Integrity Chamber with the task of setting up the institution in St. Maarten.

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Settlement of insurance claim paves the way for repairs government building St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG--The recent settlement of the insurance claim for repairs to the new Government Building due to the passing of Hurricanes Irma and Maria last year paved the way for the reconstruction of the building with an anticipated completion date before the start of the upcoming hurricane season.

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Functies advocatuur verdwijnen door opmars software

Traditionele functies binnen de advocatuur gaan verdwijnen door het toenemende gebruik van kunstmatige intelligentie. Dat is wat de helft van de grootste advocatenkantoren in Londen verwacht, volgens CBRE Research dat onderzoek deed naar de Londense vastgoedmarkt.

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