The Dutch legislator is considering changing the Dutch RETT (real estate transfer tax) scheme regarding acquisitions of Dutch real estate via share deals. If this change is indeed implemented, thenContinue Reading Proposed revision of Dutch RETT scheme share deal for real estate acquisitions
On Feb. 20, 2023, Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Wopke Hoekstra gave a speech titled “Building a secure European future” at the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium…Continue Reading G7 Sanctions Enforcement Coordination Mechanism and Centralized EU Sanctions Watchdog Proposed
Nitrogen deposits from construction activities (and the potentially required permit for such deposits on nature conservation areas) is an important element for real estate projects in The Netherlands. In short:…Continue Reading New AERIUS Method Released for the Calculation of Nitrogen Depositions from Construction Works
The February issue of Greenberg Traurig’s Competition Currents is out, highlighting significant developments in global antitrust and competition law for clients and colleagues.Continue Reading Competition Currents | February 2023
The Dutch Real Estate Council of the Netherlands (ROZ) adopted a new template lease agreement for retail space leasing at the end of 2022, updating the 2012 version. Several aspects…Continue Reading New and Greener ROZ Template
The locked box mechanism and the completion accounts mechanism are two separate methods used to determine purchase price in M&A transactions. Parties may require a combination of the two to…Continue Reading Hybrid Purchase-Price Mechanisms – Where Heavens Collide?
FIDIC contracts are widely used in the international Real Estate Projects industry. Much like their national Dutch counterpart, the UAV/UAV-GC contracts, FIDIC contracts consist of General Conditions and Special Conditions…Continue Reading FIDIC Golden Principles Under Dutch Law in 2023
Per 1 January 2023, the Dutch RETT (real estate transfer tax) will increase from 8% to 10.4%. Transactions that close after 31 December 2022 will therefore be subject to a 2.4%…Continue Reading Provisional Closing Scheme: Beating the Dutch RETT Increase!
In sale and leaseback transactions, companies sell their real estate to an investor and enter into a long-term lease with the new owner. …
Continue Reading Improving Liquidity Through Real Estate Sale and Leaseback Transactions
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