With its strong infrastructure, ideal location between major European markets like the UK, France and Germany and flexible and innovative business climate, the Netherlands remains the prime location for access to European markets for foreign companies.
Recently, Brexit caused a surge of companies moving to the Netherlands and foreign direct investments (FDI) in the Netherlands reached the highest level in history even in turbulent Corona times.
In the Webinar 'From Shell to SPACS and WHOA - Recent Dutch corporate law developments' Lous Vervuurt, lawyer at BUREN, Paul Josephus Jitta, partner and lawyer at BUREN and Ruud Brunninkhuis, lawyer at BUREN, will inform you about key recent corporate law developments in the Netherlands affecting the business climate, including the landmark judgment in a climate change case involving Royal Dutch Shell but potentially affecting companies worldwide, the recent hype around the ‘special purpose acquisition company’ (also called “SPACs”, being blank check listed companies with the purpose of acquiring a private company) and the introduction of an interesting and attractive Dutch restructuring scheme ("WHOA") for tailor-made restructuring plans outside formal insolvency proceedings, similar to the US Chapter 11 mechanism and the English Scheme of Arrangement. Pieter van den Berg, partner and lawyer at BUREN, will moderate the Webinar.
The Webinar will take place on Thursday, 8 July 2021 | 16:00 PM - 17:15 PM (CET).
Last month, the Netherlands Commercial Court (NCC) published its latest judgment.
In the wake of the developments concerning the COVID-19 / Coronavirus, BUREN has adjusted it’s policies to ensure that our services and responsiveness
In the future, new rules will apply to Foreign Direct Investments (“FDI”) in the European Union and the Netherlands