As of 1 January 2023, a set of tax changes will be implemented that may affect one’s Dutch tax position. In addition, changes starting in 2024 have also been announced.Continue Reading RE-STRUC: Tax Changes as of 2023
According to recent studies, environmental, social, and governance (ESG) is a key value driver of real estate investments.
Both investors and lenders are increasing their focus on ESG, not…Continue Reading ESG Opportunities for Distressed Real Estate
For the Netherlands, the obligation of trustees to register their trusts and trust-like legal arrangements as well as the UBO information thereof takes effect starting 1 November 2022.Continue Reading Dutch Trust UBO Register Operational Starting 1 November 2022
The Dutch Supreme Court (Hoge Raad) recently submitted prejudicial questions to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), the EU’s highest court, to clarify the application…Continue Reading Are US-Designed Chairs Without US IP Protection Copyright Protectable in Netherlands and Belgium as Works of Applied Art?
For companies subject to U.S. economic sanctions regimes, compliance is complicated by Regulation (EC) No 2271/96 (EU Blocking Regulation), which was updated in 2018 in light of the U.S. position…
Continue Reading Conflicting EU, US Economic Sanctions Regimes: Implications for Multinational Companies
As of Jan. 1, 2021, all permit applications for new buildings in the Netherlands are being tested against new criteria which aim to ensure that these new buildings are (almost)…
Continue Reading Every New Building in the Netherlands Must Be (Almost) Energy Neutral Starting Jan. 1, 2021
On 16 November 2020, the Dutch government published a protocol to amend the “Convention between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Republic of Poland for the elimination of double…
Continue Reading Polish-Dutch Protocol to Revise Income Tax Convention
The topic of ‘shared-housing’ is increasingly becoming of interest for clients who invest in residential real estate portfolios. In short, shared-housing can be described as the use of a residential unit by several people who are using a single room for private use and who share the bathroom and the kitchen (and possibly a living-room) with their co-tenants.
From a legal standpoint, shared-housing defers from letting rooms because of the fact that the landlord does not let out single rooms to each person, but lets out the whole unit to several people under one lease agreement or to one person who is granted the right to sublet single rooms in the unit.
Continue Reading Recent ‘Shared-Housing’ Developments in Amsterdam
This GT Alert provides an update on employment and pension law in the Netherlands for 2019. Topics covered include diversity in boards of larger companies; the Balanced Labour Market Act…
Continue Reading Employment and Pension Law Update 2019: The Netherlands
On Sept. 24, 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) decided that the “right to be forgotten” does not require a search engine operator to carry out…
Continue Reading EU Limits Territorial Scope of ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ on the Internet