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- April 26, 2011 11:33 AM
Article in Trusts & Trustees (Oxford Journals)
Trusts & Trustees is the leading international journal on trust law and practice. The most significant source of information in its field, the journal is essential for all trusts practitioners and lawyers.
- April 18, 2011 6:33 AM
1. Beëindiging van de samenwerking door overdracht aandelen
Als u niet meer samen verder wilt met uw partner, kunt u de samenwerking beëindigen. Omdat de samenwerking plaatsvindt in een BV of NV kunt u dit niet doen door het opzeggen van een samenwerkingsovereenkomst.
- April 17, 2011 4:54 PM
In opdracht van het Land Curacao zijn recent modelstatuten voor overheidsvennootschappen opgesteld. Blijkens de toelichting daarbij wordt op de bijzondere positie van deze NV’s ingegaan.
- April 08, 2011 6:45 AM
The Dutch Caribbean Legal Portal annually composes a ranking of Curacao based law firms based on the number of lawyers. Today we have published the Top 25 for Curacao for 2011. In the next week(s) we will present you with the Top Law Firms 2011 for Bonaire, Aruba, Sint Maarten, Suriname and ultimately the Top 25 Law Firms Dutch Caribbean and Suriname 2011.
- April 08, 2011 6:39 AM
Curacao Legal Portal annually composes a ranking of Curacao based law firms based on the number of lawyers employed on Curacao. Stunning conclusion is that two out of the top five largest law firms decrease in size (on Curacao). At the same time, only one firm in the top of the ranking is growing significantly.
- April 08, 2011 5:53 AM
The use of technical concepts has a useful function
Another example is the Directive of the European Commission of 18 February 1985 * adapting to technical progress Council Directive 71/127/EEC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to rear-view mirrors of motor vehicles.
- April 05, 2011 7:35 AM
The use of technical concepts has a useful function
Language is the instrument par excellence of the advocate (attorney; lawyer). He uses language to lay down agreements, to provide legal advices, to formulate Court documents, to send demand letters, to make his plea or to conduct talks with clients or counterparties, to send invoices, in short: to practice his profession.
- April 05, 2011 7:31 AM
A sensitive subject
The advocate (attorney; lawyer) as orator is a sensitive subject. Many clients will have listened with curled toes or alternatively with a deep feeling of embarrassment to their own advocate or (if they are lucky) to that of their counterparty at the moment suprême when the so-carefully prepared written summary of the argument is read out dryly and stumbling over the words or at least in a scarcely inspiring manner.
- March 31, 2011 6:58 AM
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.
- March 30, 2011 3:15 PM
On 16 March 2011 Karel Frielink lectured on certain proposed legislation which introduces a so-called inquiry procedure (‘enquête’) for, amongst others, limited liability companies in Aruba, Curacao, St. Maarten, the BES-islands and Surinam.
- March 22, 2011 4:51 AM
Tradition and resourcefulness
You could hear these statements just about anywhere: “The study of law is a dull study. You have to read a lot of books and especially learn a lot by heart. But luckily it is not a difficult study. It is more or less the easiest study to graduate in.”
- February 23, 2011 5:49 AM
The Central Bank has issued guidance notes
According to the Curacao Ordinance on the Supervision of the Insurance Business, a Board of Supervisory Directors of an insurance company shall have the task of supervising the policy of the Management Board of such company and the general course of events of the insurance company and the business associated with it.
- February 23, 2011 5:43 AM
The rules with regard to ultra vires are fundamentally changed
Ultra vires means ‘beyond power or authority’. An ultra vires act is one beyond the purpose clause as laid down in the Articles of Association of a legal entity, for instance a foundation or a limited liability company (NV or BV).
- February 14, 2011 6:36 AM
The Dutch Caribbean digital signature exists for over 10 years
The Curacao Ordinance on Electronic Agreements a.k.a. the Curacao Ordinance on agreements concluded electronically (Landsverordening overeenkomsten langs elektronische weg) became effective on 1 January 2001.
- January 20, 2011 7:21 AM
Dutch Supreme Court, Decision of 18 January 1901
Suppose you and several of your friends decided to combine your financial resources to start a business. You subsequently agreed on the incorporation of a limited liability company (NV).
- December 10, 2010 4:10 AM
Zoals eerder bericht had het Gerecht in Eerste Aanleg van Curacao op 24 november 2009 op mijn verzoek in kort geding een koper veroordeeld om een onroerend goed af te nemen en de koopprijs van bijna een miljoen Nederlands Antilliaanse guldens te betalen.