Netherlands UBO register temporarily closed to public, registration requirement still applies
It is not acceptable that random members of the public can request (financial) information about a UBO. This has been ruled by the European Court of Justice. The Netherlands UBO register has therefore been temporarily closed to the public. What does this ruling mean and what are its implications for the UBO register? Read more
Insurance help for Dutch entrepreneurs who are not able to meet premium obligations
The Dutch Association of Insurers and the Dutch State provide various ways of help to prevent entrepreneurs from falling into premium debt due to Covid. Read more
VoetbalTV and the GDPR: even commercial interests can be legitimate
Vivian Huisman has written a blog about a ruling by the Midden-Nederland District Court, which shows that a purely commercial interest can also be a legitimate interest to process personal data. Read more
Can you transfer personal data to third countries safely after Schrems II?
Since the EU-US Privacy Shield has been declared invalid, it is unclear how a company can transfer personal data to the US. Anne-Mieke Dumoulin Siemens provides guidance in the twilight zone created by the Court. Read more
Dutch court rules on the matter of promotion and relegation of football clubs
The Eredivisie had to be terminated prematurely due to the coronavirus crisis. Our lawyers explain the legal aspects of the decision of the Dutch football Association on how to end the season. Read more
Possibility digital shareholders meeting and extension of the time limit for the private limited company and association
The Temporary Act COVID-19 Justice and Security is intended to enable remote meetings for legal entities and provides for an extension of the term for drawing up the annual accounts. Read more
Privacy: is a Dutch employer allowed to check his employees for corona?
May sensitive personal data, such as medical data, of employees who are (potentially) infected with Corona be used? We will briefly list the most important principles that currently apply in the Netherlands. Read more
Support measures for companies in effort to tackle the coronavirus crisis
The Dutch government has taken various economic support measures to reduce businesses' liquidity problems due to the coronavirus. We have compiled an overview of the measures for you. Read more
Beware of the Cyber Security Act!
The Cyber Security Act applies to operators of essential services and providers of digital services. This directive may also apply to your organisation. Read more