On 8 March 2018 the Dutch parliament approved draft legislation that will allow parties to choose to litigate civil or commercial matters with an international aspect in the English language at the Amsterdam district court (and in appeal: at the Amsterdam court of appeal). This concerns the introduction of the so called Netherlands Commercial Court (“NCC”) and the Netherlands Commercial Court of Appeal (“NCCA”). The Dutch senate is expected to approve the legislation as well.
For more information about the NCC, we refer to our update on 31 August 2017.
The contemplated leave by the United Kingdom (UK) of the European Union (EU) is, with Brexit negotiations only slowly moving forward, still is an item frequently discussed.
This week, the IBA, the largest annual international conference for legal professionals, is taking place in Rome. This year Buren hosted again a private event.
On 4 October 2018, Buren organized a seminar on the protection of company trade secrets.