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Women at the top

On 28 September 2021, the Dutch Senate, following the Dutch House of Representatives, approved the proposed legislation to introduce a ...
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Security screening in the Netherlands: broadening the scope for acquisition and investment

1. Introduction Foreign direct investment screening regimes are already in force in the Netherlands in specific sectors, such as the ...
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The changed position of the director of a foundation

As of July 1, 2021, with the introduction of the Act of Administration and Supervision of Legal Persons ("WBTR"), the ...
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New EU dual-use export control: new rules adopted

On 10 May 2021, the Council of the European Union adopted the revised text to Regulation 428/2009 on export control ...
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Export Controls & Sanctions

Being compliant with export control and sanctions legislation is of great importance for companies engaged in international trade as violation ...
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Brexit: postponement of UK Border Controls

From 1 January 2021 the United Kingdom (UK) operates a full, external border as sovereign nation. While the UK-EU Trade ...
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Brexit deal: key trade & customs regulatory aspects

Four years after the Brexit referendum, the EU and the UK have finally reached an agreement. The UK-EU Trade and ...
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EU Parliament calls for more sanctions against Turkey for its drilling activities in the Mediterrane

Less than two weeks after the Council extended the sanctions framework relating to Turkey’s drilling activities in the Mediterranean the ...
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New rules on EU export control agreed

On 9 November 2020 the German presidency of the Council and representatives of the European Parliament reached an agreement on ...
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Whitepaper EU free trade agreements

Following the United Kingdom’s (UK) departure from the European Union (EU), international trade and in particular free trade agreements have ...
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How to mitigate the risk of loss when purchasing face masks from China

The outbreak of Covid-19 has led to an increasing demand for personal protective equipment (PPE), in particular, face masks. China, ...
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Risk of violating US sanctions as a ground for force majeure: A Dutch perspective

At the heart of a recent Dutch court case was the issue as to whether compliance with an agreement to ...
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