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Private Equity and Venture Capital in The Netherlands

Current market trends and 2018 outlook The Dutch M&A market was very active in 2017 and showed a substantial increase in deal volume compared to 2016 in mid-market transactions. According...

Written on: 6 Feb 2018


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Four exceptions to the Dutch 20% bonus cap for financial undertakings

Amsterdam is an attractive option for financial services organisations looking to enter the EU market. The headline 20% cap on employee bonuses is often seen as a hindrance, but there...

Written on: 10 Jan 2018


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Influencer Marketing: a guide to regulation across Europe

Our at-a-glance guide to influencer marketing regulation across Europe examines the law in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and the UK, considering: What does the law say? Who...

Written on: 17 Nov 2017


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IP@OC | November 2017

Welcome to the latest edition of Osborne Clarke’s international Intellectual Property update. In this edition we focus on trade marks. With cross-border commerce and international expansion increasingly causing international brands...

Written on: 3 Nov 2017


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GDPR and HR – What will change in the Netherlands?

As per 25 May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR“) (Algemene Verordening Persoonsgegevens) comes into force. The GDPR is applicable in the entire European Union with the purpose to...

Written on: 24 Oct 2017


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Osborne Clarke’s recent growth and successes

Osborne Clarke’s growth and successes over the past year

Written on: 25 Sep 2017


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EU Legislation Watch: New Rules for Consumer Contracts under the Digital Content Directive

As part of the Digital Single Market initiative, European legislators are in the final stages of implementing a new Directive that will fundamentally change the contractual regime for selling digital...

Written on: 21 Aug 2017


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Ban on long payment terms

As of 1 July 2017, the act against unreasonably long payment terms (Wet tegengaan onredelijk lange betaaltermijnen) came into effect. The act is a more strict interpretation of Directive 2011/7/EU...

Written on: 2 Aug 2017


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More EU countries complete implementation of the Damages Directive

As we reported in March, most major EU countries have now implemented the EU Damages Directive which establishes common EU rights for cartel victims seeking damages.  This month, more have...

Written on: 11 Jul 2017


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