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- August 24, 2010 5:30 AM
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is acting for AmBev as the Brazilian drinks company combines its operations in Venezuela with the country's second largest brewer, Cervecería Regional.
- August 23, 2010 7:21 AM
PHILIPSBURG--The Executive Council has appealed a May 17 court decision in which the Island Council had been given three months to come up with a new decision on a director's licence application on behalf of The Crew's Nest bar and restaurant.
- August 23, 2010 6:55 AM
COLE BAY--Jewellers, one of the biggest business sectors in St. Maarten, apparently have not yet realised the importance for the continuation of their business and for the economy that they are knowledgeable about and fully compliant with the regulations for financial transactions.
- August 16, 2010 12:41 PM
The Honorable Madam Judge mrs. Lisbeth Hoefdraad, president of the Court of Justice of the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba, on August 13, 2010 presented not only a new judge to her Court, but the website and new logo of the Court as well.
- August 16, 2010 6:32 AM
The Island Territory of Bonaire has requested the law firm VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne, having its principal office in Curaçao, to render advice on the island regulations after the constitutional changes necessary for the discontinuation.
- August 11, 2010 7:51 AM
THE HAGUE--Member of Dutch Parliament (MP) Ronald van Raak of the Socialist Party (SP) said that the legal gap to use extraordinary investigative methods in Antillean and Aruban criminal cases once again shows that Curaçao and St. Maarten are not ready to assume country status.
- August 11, 2010 7:33 AM
AMSTERDAM - Dutch attorney at law Gerard Spong is predicting that the Public Prosecutor's Offices in the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba will encounter great difficulties in a number of large criminal cases. This has to do with the limited legal possibilities to use extraordinary investigative methods, such as telephone tapping.
- August 09, 2010 7:03 AM
Private equity deals done this year in Latin America are already worth nearly two-thirds more than for all of 2009, according to new research, showing funds are rapidly returning to the region after retrenching during the crisis.
- July 27, 2010 1:47 PM
During the presentation of the annual report on 2009 by Central Bank of the Netherlands Antilles, President-Director Emsley Tromp emphasised that the new Central Bank, which the future countries Curaçao and St. Maarten will have jointly, must be provided with all essentials to function optimally.
- July 27, 2010 1:34 PM
The chairman of foudation Clean Environment on Curaçao (SMOC) Peter van Leeuwen sees a drawback despite the positive outcomeof the ruling of the Higher Court against the Isla-refinery on Monday. The Isla has booked a substantial gain of time despite having lost everything.
- July 27, 2010 1:24 PM
Thanks to the efforts of the current Report Centre Unusual Transactions Netherlands Antilles (MOT), the reputation of the institution has increased. Per year, the MOT receives approximately 20,000 reports from both the financial and the non-financial sector.
- July 27, 2010 12:04 PM
Each year, law firm VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne awards a prize to the best written master thesis for law studies at the University of the Netherlands Antilles. VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne selects the winning thesis from all theses graded with an 8 or higher by the teachers.
- July 27, 2010 8:56 AM
After 10-10-10, the Netherlands Antilles trademark registrations also must change. It still has not been established what these changes will be. Laura Fresco, attorney and trademark representative at VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne, is examining the problem.
- June 17, 2010 4:54 PM
Brazil's tax authority has added 21 jurisdictions to a new blacklist of tax havens and privileged tax regimes, including holding companies in the Netherlands and Luxembourg, Spain's international Spanish holding structures (ETVE) and US limited liability companies (LLC).
- June 14, 2010 10:34 AM
The summary proceedings instituted by the civil service union Abvo against the island government was handled today by the Court in First Instance.
- June 10, 2010 4:47 AM
Playboy International has put an end to the illegal sale of its trademark in Curaçao, after having instituted interlocutory proceedings against a company in the Free Zone.
- June 10, 2010 4:40 AM
The hospital has lost lengthy legal proceedings about the uninsured patients from the governments of the Netherlands Antilles and Curaçao.