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DCLP Top 10 Law Firms Curaçao 2016

WILLEMSTAD - The newly released DCLP Top 10 Law Firms Curaçao 2016 shows a few remarkable  trends. First of all, there is a new top 3. Although the number of lawyers of VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne decreased, with 22 lawyers the firm remains the largest on Curaçao. They are followed by HBN Law, with 16 lawyers.

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Adult Clubs ‘happy’ with temporary measures by minister Lee

PHILIPSBURG--The adult clubs being represented by attorney Jairo Bloem (Bloem Bonapart & Aardenburg) are happy that Labour Minister Emil Lee has “taken the bull by the horn” and put into effect temporary measures that would result in the resumption of the processing and issuance of employment permits for commercial sex workers and dancers operating in the country.

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Wetgever tast onder druk FATF positie advocatuur Aruba aan

ORANJESTAD – De Arubaanse wetgever heeft onder druk van de Financial Action Task Force (FATF) de onafhankelijkheid en het beroepsgeheim van de advocatuur op Aruba aangetast.

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Amendment for recognision of registered partnerships Aruba

ORANJESTAD - The handling of a controversial amendment to Aruba’s Civil Code recognising so-called “registered partnerships” started in Parliament on Monday.

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Disrepair causes Statia court sessions to move to Lions Den

ST. EUSTATIUS--Court hearings on St. Eustatius will be held in the Lions Den today, Tuesday, due to the state of dilapidated state of Government Guesthouse. This is expected to be a one-time occurrence.

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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation Discussions with the Kingdom of the Netherlands-Curaçao and Sint Maarten

On July 27, 2016, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the 2016 Article IV Consultation discussions with Curaçao and Sint Maarten, two autonomous countries within the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and considered and endorsed the staff appraisal without a meeting.

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Foundations and associations no longer have to pay tax in St. Maarten

 PHILIPSBURG--Foundations and associations no longer have to pay taxes, thanks to a move by the Council of Ministers to “correct” a section of a law passed by Parliament last year that resulted in these non-profit groups having to pay taxes.

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UITSPRAAK op het beroep in de zin van de Landsverordening op het beroep in belastingzaken

ECLI:NL:OGEAM:2016:44 Gerecht in eerste aanleg van Sint Maarten, 01-06-2016, BBZ nr. 72950 van 2015
Belanghebbende is aannemer en heeft in opdracht van X NV een infrastructureel project gebouwd. De aandelen in X worden gehouden door de overheid van Sint Maarten.

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Petit steps down from SZV board due to ‘undue influence’ from Lee

PHILIPSBURG--“Over reaching and undue influence” from Public Health Minister Emil Lee is one of the reasons gynaecologist Dr. Michel Petit gave as factors for stepping down as Chairperson of the Supervisory Board of Directors of Social Health Insurance SZV.

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Child killed by shuttle bus at airport St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG - Workers at Princess Juliana International Airport SXM heard screams and commotion outside the terminal’s Arrivals entrance, when a two-year-old boy by the name of Gene Esby was hit by a shuttle bus and died as a result of his instant injuries on Saturday morning.

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Airport SXM formally inaugurate its e-gates

PHILIPSBURG--Princess Juliana International Airport SXM officially inaugurated the recently installed six bar code boarding pass (BCBP) e-gates on Friday morning. Installed in July, e-gates provide a faster, simpler and more convenient boarding pass security control procedure.

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VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne brings structured finance innovations to Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - On August 4, law firm VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne organized a seminar for its clients about structured finance; the collective term for special ways to finance companies.

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IMF Mission Visits Suriname for First Review of Stand By Arrangement

PARAMARIBO - An International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff mission, led by Mr. Daniel Leigh, visited Paramaribo from August 8 to 18, to initiate discussions on the first review under Suriname’s Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) with the IMF.

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Inhoudelijke behandeling Maximus 7 september

WILLEMSTAD — De inhoudelijke behandeling van de zaak Maximus tegen de intellectuele daders achter de moord op parlementariër Helmin Wiels op 5 mei 2013 bij Marie Pampoen, laat nog even op zich wachten.

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10.000 dollar voor tip die leidt naar dader moord Nederlandse agent op Bonaire

KRALENDIJK —  Op Bonaire werd afgelopen woensdag de 45-jarige politieagent Ferdinand (Ferry) Bakx doodschoten tijdens een achtervolging. Het Bonairiaanse Openbaar Ministerie (OM) looft een beloning van 10.000 dollar uit voor de tip die leidt tot de arrestatie van degene die de Nederlandse agent van het leven beroofde.

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Veiligheidsonderzoek VDC naar CBCS-top gaat ook na schorsing Tromp door

WILLEMSTAD — Aan het verzoek dat aan de Veiligheidsdienst Curaçao (VDC) is gedaan komt, voor de duur van het strafrechterlijk onderzoek dat het Openbaar Ministerie tegen hem is gestart, geen enkele verandering nu de president van de Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS), Emsley Tromp, is geschorst.

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Driekwart van winkeliers is in overtreding

WILLEMSTAD — Driekwart van de winkeliers op Curaçao houdt zich niet aan de fiscale regels. Dat blijkt uit de controles die Stichting Belastingaccountantsbureau (BAB) onlangs heeft gehouden.

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Ministers persoonlijk aanspakelijk voor financieel wanbeleid

WILLEMSTAD — Ministers kunnen persoonlijk financieel aansprakelijk worden gesteld voor wanbeleid nu vanmorgen de wijziging van de Landsverordening Comptabiliteit 2010 unaniem is aangenomen.

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FFDK verliest van Land over beheer SDK

WILLEMSTAD — De rechter heeft het verzoek van Stichting Sportfaciliteiten (FFDK) om een verklaring van recht af te geven voor het eigendom van het Sentro Deportivo Kòrsou (SDK) te Brievengat, vanmorgen afgewezen.

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