Company Law

An increasing number of expat spouses and partners create new business ventures or expand small businesses following their move to The Netherlands. Statistics also show that the entrepreneurial enthusiasm often gets dampened once the unfamiliar rules and regulations start to kick in. ‘I did not know’ is not an excuse in the eyes of the Dutch authorities.

The number of foreign companies in The Netherlands increases as well as the number of non-Dutch directors of either Dutch or foreign companies. In most cases Dutch company law applies.

GMW’s LED has a section dedicated to the ins and outs of company law, clarifying aspects such as: