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Setting up a business in The Netherlands

Foreign companies who want to open a subsidiary company sometimes experience difficulty starting up their business in the Netherlands. The same goes for internationals in the Netherlands who wish to set up their own enterprise. It is not the business itself that presents certain issues, but the unfamiliar rules and regulations. Here are some key points to consider.

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Lawyers and alcohol? Not always a good combination

There are many rules governing alcohol in the Netherlands, from how old you must be to consume it to restrictions on how much you can consume before driving. There are also laws covering who can serve alcohol, where alcohol may be served and even when serving alcohol is permitted. But regulations don’t end there. Lawyers and other service professionals face extra requirements that don’t just cover how they represent their clients, but also how they should and should not behave on their own time.

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European recommendations on bankruptcy and insolvency

A whole raft of changes are being made to bankruptcy law. The European Commission has published recommendations on a new approach to business failure and insolvency. These recommendations were published on the Commission’s website on 12 March 2014.

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Jurisdiction over international consumer purchases

Which court has jurisdiction over disputes when a consumer purchases an item abroad? What does this mean for your rights as a consumer?

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