Damages Assessment Procedure

Damages Assessment Procedure

The court verdicts often contain orders for one of the parties to pay damages determined by state. The parties to the proceedings are thus at the basis of a new procedure, namely the damages assessment procedure. However, in that case the parties are not back to square one. In fact, […]

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Bullying at work

Bullying at work

Bullying at work is more common than expected. Whether neglect, abuse, exclusion or intimidation, one in ten people experience structural bullying from colleagues or executives. Nor should the consequences of bullying at work be underestimated. After all, bullying at work not only costs the employers four million extra days of […]

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Changing first names

Changing first names

In principle, the parents are free to choose one or more first names for their children. However, in the end you may not be satisfied with the chosen first name. Do you want to change your first name or that of your child? Then you need to keep an eye […]

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Dismissal of a company director

Dismissal of a company director

It sometimes happens that a director of a company gets fired. The way the director’s dismissal can take place depends on his legal position. Two types of directors can be distinguished within a company: statutory and titular directors. The distinction A statutory director has a special legal position within a […]

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Publication and portrait rights

Publication and portrait rights

One of the most discussed topics in the World Cup of 2014. Robin van Persie who equalizes the score against Spain in a gliding dive with a beautiful header. His excellent performance also resulted in a Calvé advertisement in a form of a poster and a commercial. The commercial tells […]

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Divorce with children

Divorce with children

When you get divorced, a lot changes in your family. If you have children, the impact of a divorce will be very big for them as well. Younger children in particular may find it difficult when their parents get divorced. In all cases, it is important that the children’s stable […]

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Divorce through mediation

Divorce through mediation

Divorce is often accompanied by disagreement between partners. When you and your partner separate and cannot agree with each other, conflicts will arise that in some cases can even escalate. A divorce can sometimes bring out the bad in someone because of their emotions. In such a case, you can […]

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Prudential dismissal

Prudential dismissal

Anyone can face dismissal. There is a good chance, especially in this uncertain time, that the decision regarding dismissal will be taken by the employer. However, if the employer wants to proceed with dismissal, he still must base his decision on one of the specific grounds for dismissal, substantiate it […]

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Insult, defamation and slander

Insult, defamation and slander

Expressing your opinion or criticisms is in principle not a taboo. However, this does have its limits. Statements should not be unlawful. Whether an statement is unlawful will be judged per specific situation. In the judgment a balance is made between the right to freedom of expression on the one […]

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Eviction of the rented property

Eviction of the rented property

Eviction is a drastic procedure for both the tenant and the landlord. After all, upon eviction, the tenants are forced to leave the rented property with all their belongings, with all its far-reaching consequences. The landlord may therefore not simply proceed with eviction if the tenant fails to fulfil his […]

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The digital signature and its value

The digital signature and its value

Nowadays, both private and professional parties increasingly enter a digital contract or settle for a scanned signature. The intention is of course no different than with a normal handwritten signature, namely, to bind the parties to certain obligations because they have indicated that they know the content of the contract […]

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Bankruptcy request

Bankruptcy request

A bankruptcy application is a powerful tool for debt collection. If a debtor does not pay and the claim has not been disputed, a bankruptcy petition can often be used to collect a claim more quickly and cheaply. A petition for bankruptcy can be filed either by petitioner’s own request […]

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The objection procedure

The objection procedure

When you are summoned, you have the opportunity to defend yourself against the claims in the summons. Being summoned means that you are officially required to appear in court. If you do not comply and do not appear in court on the date stated, the court will grant in absentia […]

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Permission as an exception for processing biometric data

Permission as an exception for processing biometric data

Recently, the Dutch Data Protection Authority (AP) imposed a large fine, namely 725,000 euros, on a company that scanned fingerprints of employees for attendance and time registration. Biometric data, such as a fingerprint, are special personal data within the meaning of Article 9 GDPR. These are unique characteristics that can […]

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Internet scam

Internet scam

In recent years, the internet has boomed. More and more often we spend our time in the online world. With the advent of online bank accounts, payment options, marketplaces and payment requests, we are increasingly arranging not only personal but also financial matters online. It is often arranged with just […]

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After your arrest: custody

After your arrest: custody

Have you been arrested on suspicion of a criminal offense? Then the police will usually transfer you to the police station to investigate the circumstances under which the offense was committed and what your role as suspect was. The police may detain you for up to nine hours to achieve […]

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Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)

Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)

Within certain industries, manufacturers are subject to strict production standards. This is the case in the (human and veterinary) pharmaceutical industry, the cosmetics industry and the food industry. Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) is a well-known term in these industries. GMP is a quality assurance system which ensures that the production […]

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The right to remain silent in criminal matters

The right to remain silent in criminal matters

Due to several high-profile criminal cases that have arisen in the past year, the suspect’s right to remain silent is once again in the spotlight. Certainly, with victims and relatives of criminal offenses, the suspect’s right to remain silent is under fire, which is understandable. Last year, for example, the […]

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Compensation for flight delay damage

Compensation for flight delay damage

Since 2009, in the event of a delayed flight, you as a passenger no longer stand empty-handed. Indeed, in the Sturgeon judgment, the Court of Justice of the European Union extended the airlines’ obligation to pay compensation. Since then, passengers have been able to benefit from compensation not only in […]

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Fingerprint in violation of GDPR

Fingerprint in violation of GDPR

In this modern age in which we live in today, it is increasingly common to use fingerprints as a means of identification, for example: unlocking a smartphone with a finger scan. But what about privacy when it no longer takes place in a private matter where there is conscious voluntarism? […]

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Liability of directors in The Netherlands

Introduction Starting a company of your own is an attractive activity for a lot of people and comes with several advantages. However, what (future) entrepreneurs seem to underestimate, is the fact that founding a company also comes with disadvantages and risks. When a company is founded in the form of […]

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The Dutch Climate Agreement

The Dutch Climate Agreement

The last weeks, the climate agreement is a much discussed topic. However, for a lot of people it is unclear what the climate agreement exactly is what this agreement entails. It all started with the Paris Climate Agreement. This is an agreement between nearly all countries in the world to […]

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Financial security within corporate law 1X1

Financial security within corporate law

For entrepreneurs, obtaining financial security is very important. When you enter into an agreement with another party, you want to make sure that the counterparty fulfils its contractual payment obligations. If you provide financing or make investments for the benefit of another person, you also want a guarantee that the […]

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