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Statutory Basis for Dutch Franchise Code

Self-regulation The NFC is the result of self-regulation. The process of self-regulation means that stakeholders in a certain sector draw up their own rules. The same has happened here, upon request and with the help of the ministry. Such rules are usually non-binding, which means that parties Meer

Amendment Arbowet: Company Doctor’s Position Reinforced

On 25 January 2017 the Dutch Senate adopted a bill amending the Working Conditions Act. In summary, the new act aims to reinforce the involvement of employers and employees in occupational health services. Meer

The Legal 500 Rankings 2017

The Legal 500 has published its rankings for 2017. Kennedy Van der Laan proudly presents the results it has achieved. Meer

Chambers and Partners Europe Rankings 2017

Chambers and Partners has published its rankings for 2017. Kennedy Van der Laan proudly presents the results it has achieved. Meer

Kennedy Van der Laan Opens Branch in Eindhoven

Today, the law firm Kennedy Van der Laan opens a second branch in Eindhoven. The office is located in Microlab, in the heart of Brainport. Meer

Update Crowdfunding: AFM Demands Improvement Provision of Information

Research of the AFM has shown that consumers systematically underestimate the risks involved in investing in crowdfunding. In the AFM´s view, this underestimation is caused by a lack of correct and complete information on chances and risks. Meer

KVdL Art: Katrin Korfmann

Since 9 January you can admire the work of artist Katrin Korfmann in our office. Meer

Is It Possible to Pass On the Transition Fee in the Hourly Wage in Advance?

Previously, Eva Knipschild wrote an article about the tricks employers use to circumvent the transition fee and about an employer who was punished by the court for not observing the notice period in order to avoid the transition fee. A new brilliant idea recently appeared before the Subdistrict Court of Rotterdam. Meer

Kennedy Van der Laan appoints two partners to strengthen its Commercial Litigation & Arbitration and Banking & Finance practices

From January 1, 2017, Kennedy Van der Laan named Christoph Jeloschek (Litigation & Arbitration) and Joris van Horzen (Banking & Finance) as new partners. Meer

Bill Introducing Class Actions for Damages, an Incentive or a Stick to Wield?

On 16 November 2016 a bill was submitted introducing class actions for damages. The bill intends to facilitate efficient and effective class actions for the settlement of large-scale loss cases. Meer