Delissen Martens recently became a member of the European network of law firms ‘European Law Firm’.
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The European Commission has published Q&A’s about Brexit. These Q&A’s are based on the joint report of the EU and UK on the progress of the first round of negotiations on Brexit. The information concerns the consequences of the agreements in the report on the rights of EU citizens in the UK and of British citizens in the EU.
Dutch tax law contains a facility that enables an employer in The Netherlands to pay an incoming employee, working in The Netherlands, a tax free allowance of 30% of his or her gross salary, the so called “30% facility”. This facility enables Dutch employers to attract foreign employees to The Netherlands. The background of this tax facility is that expatriate employees have extra costs as a consequence of their migration to The Netherlands (extraterritorial costs) and that the employer may reimburse the employee these costs by means of a tax free allowance
According to an inquiry carried out by Atradius (April 2016) into the payment reliability of 3,000 businesses in 13 West European countries (Payment Practices Barometer), 88 percent of the Dutch companies was faced with late payments. As a result, 20 percent of the entrepreneurs were forced to postpone payment to their own suppliers, which gave cause to one fifth of the companies to critically examine the payment history and the credit risk of customers in more detail .
On 29 April 2015, for the first time, the IAML were given permission to intervene in the UK Supreme Court. This is an important case which concerns the significance of parental intention in the determination of the habitual residence of a child for the purposes of an application under the Hague Convention.
Dutch court upholds lower court ruling banning surveillance of lawyers’ communications after successful CCBE intervention
30 October 2015 in Litigation